OSU Energy Privatization Survey

1. Given that the (partially redacted) Full Concession Agreement was released a day after the Senate vote, following legal action to force its disclosure, do you believe the University Senate was given adequate information to make an informed decision regarding CEMP?

Emphatically NoEmphatically Yes
 0%100%
59.5%​31.9%​

2. Faculty Senators may not have had time to seek the opinion of the faculty members in their departments, in which case they expressed their own opinions. Did your faculty Senator(s) seek your opinion?

NoYes
 0%100%
89.4%​

3. In general, do you want your Senate representative(s) to solicit your opinion before voting on matters of importance to the faculty and OSU community more generally?

Emphatically NoEmphatically Yes
 0%100%
42.4%​47.0%​

4. Do you think the university administration should have sought the opinion of the entire faculty before committing OSU to such enormous long-term debt, as it has with the CEMP agreement?

Emphatically NoEmphatically Yes
 0%100%
29.0%​57.8%​

5. How would you rate the financial wisdom of OSU privatizing its assets?

Extremely foolishExtremely wise
 0%100%
36.0%​

6. Based on your current understanding of the CEMP agreement, do you believe the Comprehensive Energy Management Plan will benefit Ohio State University financially?

Emphatically NoEmphatically Yes
 0%100%
26.6%​43.6%​

7. Based on your current understanding of the CEMP agreement, do you believe the Comprehensive Energy Management Plan will benefit Ohio State University academically?

Emphatically NoEmphatically Yes
 0%100%
37.2%​35.9%​

8. How confident are you that the OSU administration will use the upfront money of over $1B provided by this agreement to effectively advance the academic mission of the university?

Not at all confidentCompletely confident
 0%100%
32.6%​

10. The CEMP Proposal as Adopted by the University Senate on April 4, 2017 can be found here. Had you been asked to approve this proposal, how would you have voted?

AgainstFor
 0%100%
89.1%​