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

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STARS v1.2

Earlham College

Richmond, IN, US


Rating Score Liaison Submission Date President's Letter
Bronze 41.40 Sarah Waddle May 24, 2013 Download

Characteristics

Full-time Equivalent Enrollment 1,135
Number of Undergraduate Students 1,078
Number of Graduate Students 97
Full-time Equivalent Employees 315
Institution type Baccalaureate
Institutional control Private non-profit
Endowment size Not Available
Percentage of students that are Residential 94.0
Percentage of students that are Full-time commuter Not Available
Percentage of students that are Part-time commuter Not Available
Percentage of students that are On-line only 0.0
Gross square feet of building space Not Available
Gross square feet of laboratory space Not Available
Acres of cultivated grounds 200.0
Acres of undeveloped land 600.0
Climate region Mixed-Dry

Campus Features

Feature Is Present? Is Included in Report
Agricultural School No No
Medical School No No
Pharmacy School No No
Public Health No No
Veterinary School No No
Satellite No No
Hospital No No
Farm Yes Yes
Agricultural experiment station No No
Credit Status Points
Student Sustainability Educators Program In Progress 0.00 / 5.00
Student Sustainability Outreach Campaign Complete 5.00 / 5.00
Sustainability in New Student Orientation Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Sustainability Outreach and Publications Complete 4.00 / 4.00
Student Group Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Organic Garden Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Model Room in a Residence Hall Not Pursuing 0.00 / 0.25
Themed Housing Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Sustainable Enterprise Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Sustainability Events Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Outdoors Program Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Themed Semester or Year Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Credit Status Points
Sustainability Course Identification Complete 3.00 / 3.00
Sustainability-Focused Courses Complete 1.43 / 10.00
Sustainability-Related Courses Complete 0.67 / 10.00
Sustainability Courses by Department Complete 1.56 / 7.00
Sustainability Learning Outcomes Complete 1.81 / 10.00
Undergraduate Program in Sustainability Complete 4.00 / 4.00
Graduate Program in Sustainability Not Applicable 0.00 /
Sustainability Immersive Experience Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Sustainability Literacy Assessment Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Incentives for Developing Sustainability Courses Complete 3.00 / 3.00
Credit Status Points
Building Operations and Maintenance Not Pursuing 0.00 / 7.00
Building Design and Construction In Progress 0.00 / 4.00
Indoor Air Quality Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Not Pursuing 0.00 / 14.00
Air Travel Emissions In Progress 0.00 / 0.25
Local Offsets Program In Progress 0.00 / 0.25
Credit Status Points
Food and Beverage Purchasing Complete 2.44 / 6.00
Trayless Dining Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Vegan Dining Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Trans-Fats Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Guidelines for Franchisees Not Pursuing 0.00 / 0.25
Pre-Consumer Food Waste Composting Complete 0.25 / 0.25
PostConsumer Food Waste Composting Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Food Donation Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Recycled Content Napkins Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Reusable Container Discounts Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Reusable To-Go Containers Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Credit Status Points
Building Energy Consumption Complete 0.00 / 8.00
Clean and Renewable Energy Not Pursuing 0.00 / 7.00
Timers for Temperature Control Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Lighting Sensors Complete 0.25 / 0.25
LED Lighting Not Pursuing 0.00 / 0.25
Vending Machine Sensors Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Energy Management System Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Energy Metering Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Credit Status Points
Integrated Pest Management Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Native Plants Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Wildlife Habitat Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Tree Campus USA Not Pursuing 0.00 / 0.25
Snow and Ice Removal Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Landscape Waste Composting Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Credit Status Points
Computer Purchasing Complete 1.50 / 2.00
Cleaning Products Purchasing Complete 0.85 / 2.00
Office Paper Purchasing Complete 0.60 / 2.00
Vendor Code of Conduct Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Historically Underutilized Businesses In Progress 0.00 / 0.25
Local Businesses In Progress 0.00 / 0.25
Credit Status Points
Campus Fleet Complete 0.80 / 2.00
Student Commute Modal Split Complete 3.87 / 4.00
Employee Commute Modal Split Complete 0.69 / 3.00
Bicycle Sharing Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Facilities for Bicyclists Not Pursuing 0.00 / 0.25
Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan Not Pursuing 0.00 / 0.25
Mass Transit Programs Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Condensed Work Week Not Pursuing 0.00 / 0.25
Telecommuting In Progress 0.00 / 0.25
Carpool/Vanpool Matching Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Cash-out of Parking Not Pursuing 0.00 / 0.25
Carpool Discount Not Pursuing 0.00 / 0.25
Local Housing In Progress 0.00 / 0.25
Prohibiting Idling In Progress 0.00 / 0.25
Car Sharing In Progress 0.00 / 0.25
Credit Status Points
Waste Reduction Not Pursuing 0.00 / 5.00
Waste Diversion Complete 0.44 / 3.00
Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion Complete 0.78 / 1.00
Electronic Waste Recycling Program Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Hazardous Waste Management Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Materials Exchange Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Limiting Printing Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Materials Online Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Chemical Reuse Inventory In Progress 0.00 / 0.25
Move-In Waste Reduction In Progress 0.00 / 0.25
Move-Out Waste Reduction Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Credit Status Points
Water Consumption In Progress 0.00 / 7.00
Stormwater Management Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Waterless Urinals Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Building Water Metering In Progress 0.00 / 0.25
Non-Potable Water Usage In Progress 0.00 / 0.25
Xeriscaping In Progress 0.00 / 0.25
Weather-Informed Irrigation Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Credit Status Points
Sustainability Coordination Complete 3.00 / 3.00
Strategic Plan Complete 2.00 / 6.00
Physical Campus Plan Complete 4.00 / 4.00
Sustainability Plan Complete 3.00 / 3.00
Climate Action Plan In Progress 0.00 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Sustainable Compensation In Progress 0.00 / 8.00
Employee Satisfaction Evaluation Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Staff Professional Development in Sustainability Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Sustainability in New Employee Orientation In Progress 0.00 / 2.00
Employee Sustainability Educators Program In Progress 0.00 / 5.00
Childcare Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Employee Wellness Program Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Socially Responsible Retirement Plan Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Credit Status Points
Committee on Investor Responsibility Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Shareholder Advocacy In Progress 0.00 / 5.00
Positive Sustainability Investments Complete 4.31 / 9.00
Student-Managed Sustainable Investment Fund In Progress 0.00 / 0.25
Sustainable Investment Policy Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Investment Disclosure In Progress 0.00 / 0.25
Credit Status Points
Community Sustainability Partnerships Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Inter-Campus Collaboration on Sustainability Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Sustainability in Continuing Education Not Applicable 0.00 /
Community Service Participation In Progress 0.00 / 6.00
Community Service Hours Complete 6.00 / 6.00
Sustainability Policy Advocacy Not Pursuing 0.00 / 4.00
Trademark Licensing In Progress 0.00 / 4.00
Graduation Pledge In Progress 0.00 / 0.25
Community Service on Transcripts In Progress 0.00 / 0.25
Farmers' Market In Progress 0.00 / 0.25
Credit Status Points
Innovation 1 In Progress 0.00 / 1.00
Innovation 2 In Progress 0.00 / 1.00
Innovation 3 In Progress 0.00 / 1.00
Innovation 4 In Progress 0.00 / 1.00

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