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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 Silver
Overall Score 48.57
Liaison Jennifer McMillin
Submission Date June 15, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Cleveland State University
EN-11: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.50 / 3.00 Jennifer McMillin
Director of Sustainability
Facilities l Architect l Safety l Technology
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Is the institution an active member of a national or international sustainability network?:
Yes

The name of the national or international sustainability network(s):

Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)

American College & University Presidents Climate Commitment (ACUPCC)/Second Nature Carbon Commitment


Is the institution an active member of a regional, state/provincial or local sustainability network?:
Yes

The name of the regional, state/provincial or local sustainability network(s):

Sustainable Cleveland 2019

Ohio Higher Education Sustainability Professionals Network

Northeast Ohio Higher Education Sustainability Professionals Network

Cleveland 2030 District


Has the institution presented at a sustainability conference during the previous year? :
Yes

A list or brief description of the conference(s) and presentation(s):

Wendy Kellogg (Levin College of Urban Affairs)
Water Resilient Cities: Climate Change, Infrastructure, Economies and Governance in the Great Lakes Basin
April 21-22, 2016 at the Water Resilient Cities Conference
http://www.csuohio.edu/urban/sites/csuohio.edu.urban/files/Plenary_Kellogg.pdf


Has the institution submitted a case study during the previous year to a sustainability awards program that is inclusive of multiple campuses? :
No

A list or brief description of the awards program(s) and submission(s):
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Has the institution had staff, students or faculty serving on a board or committee of a sustainability network or conference during the previous three years? :
Yes

A list or brief description of the board or committee appointment(s):

Sustainable Cleveland 2019 is guided by the Sustainable Cleveland Stewardship Council which includes two members of the CSU community, Byron P. White, Ed.D., Vice President for University Engagement and Chief Diversity Officer; and Julian Rogers, Director of Community Partnerships.


Does the institution have an ongoing mentoring relationship with another institution through which it assists the institution with its sustainability reporting and/or the development of its sustainability program?:
No

A brief description of the mentoring relationship and activities:
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Has the institution had staff, faculty, or students serving as peer reviewers of another institution’s sustainability data (e.g. GHG emissions or course inventory) and/or STARS submission during the previous three years?:
No

A brief description of the peer review activities:
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Has the institution participated in other collaborative efforts around sustainability during the previous year, e.g. joint planning or resource sharing with other institutions? :
Yes

A brief description of other collaborative efforts around sustainability during the previous year:

The Ohio Higher Education Sustainability Professionals Network holds an annual day long meeting to share information and strategies for implementing campus sustainability initiatives. This network also hosts a listserv for virtual discussions regarding issues pertaining to campus sustainability.

The Northeast Ohio Higher Education Sustainability Professionals Network meets quarterly to share ideas, challenges and success stories on campuses in the greater Cleveland region.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.