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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 73.41
Liaison Fletcher Alexander
Submission Date Feb. 28, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

California State University, Chico
IC-1: Institutional Boundary

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete N/A James Pushnik
Director and Rawlins Professor of Environmental Literacy
Institute for Sustainable Development
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Institution type: Associate (i.e., short-cycle), Baccalaureate, Doctoral/Research, or Master's:
Master

Institutional control (Public, Private for-profit, or Private non-profit):
Public

A brief description of the institution’s main campus and other aspects of the institutional boundary used to complete this report:

Chico State's main campus is 119 acres located in the heart of Chico, CA. The university was established in 1887 - it's the second oldest of the 23 California State Universities - as the Chico Normal School on land that was donated to the State of California by Chico's founder, John Bidwell. Big Chico Creek, heading West from the Sierra Nevada foothills to the Sacramento River, runs through campus


Which of the following features are present on campus and which are included within the institutional boundary?:
Present? Included?
Agricultural school Yes Yes
Medical school No No
Other professional school with labs and clinics (e.g. dental, nursing, pharmacy, public health, veterinary) No No
Satellite campus No No
Farm larger than 5 acres or 2 hectares Yes Yes
Agricultural experiment station larger than 5 acres or 2 hectares Yes Yes
Hospital No No

The rationale for excluding any features that are present from the institutional boundary:
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Additional documentation to support the submission :
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