ACUPCC Reporting System

Implementation Profile for San Joaquin Delta College

Submitted on July 10, 2009; last updated on April 22, 2015

Institution Information

Basic Carnegie Classification Assoc/Pub-U-SC: Associate's Public Urban-serving Single Campus
Control Public
Location Stockton, CA
Community Setting Mid-size city
USDOE Climate Zone 3
Current President or Chancellor's Name Kathy Hart
Current President or Chancellor's Title Superintendent/President
Main Website
Sustainability Website

Implementation Structure

Implementation Liaison's Name Matt Wetstein
Implementation Liaison's Title Dean of Planning, Research and Institutional Effectiveness
Implementation Liaison's Department Assistant Superintendent/Vice President of Instruction
Format of Structure Committee
Number of Individuals in Structure 21+
Stakeholder Groups Represented Community Leaders, Faculty, Students, Executive, Community Members, Staff, Alumni
Description Delta's Innovation and Sustainability Committee is an ad hoc committee comprised of members from classified staff, faculty, management and Associated Student Body Government and is chaired by the president of the college. This committee is charged with developing plans that will incorporate sustainable practices and principles into every level of the college (e.g. curriculum, policies, etc).

Tangible Actions

1. Establish a policy that all new campus construction will be built to at least the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED Silver standard or equivalent.

Yes: On June 24, 2009 the SJDC Board of Trustees adopted the "Sustainable Building Policy"

2. Adopt an energy-efficient appliance purchasing policy requiring purchase of ENERGY STAR certified products in all areas for which such ratings exist.

Yes: On June 24, 2009 the SJDC Board of Trustees adopted the "Energy Star Purchasing Policy"

3. Establish a policy of offsetting all greenhouse gas emissions generated by air travel paid for by our institution.

No: No information provided.

4. Encourage use of and provide access to public transportation for all faculty, staff, students and visitors at our institution.

No: No information provided.

5. Within one year of signing this document, begin purchasing or producing at least 15% of our institution's electricity consumption from renewable sources.

No: No information provided.

6. Establish a policy or a committee that supports climate and sustainability shareholder proposals at companies where our institution's endowment is invested.

No: No information provided.

7. Participate in the Waste Minimization component of the national RecycleMania competition, and adopt 3 or more associated measures to reduce waste.

No: No information provided.