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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 Bronze
Overall Score 38.32
Liaison Patrick McKee
Submission Date March 30, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Eastern Kentucky University
EN-11: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 3.00 Patrick McKee
Sustainability Manager
Office of Sustainability
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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):

AASHE
College & University Recycling Coalition (CURC)


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):

Kentucky Stormwater Association
CARES
Kentucky Association of Environmental Education (KAEE)
KY Green Schools Coalition


Has the institution presented at a sustainability conference during the previous year? :
No

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

Dr. Barb Szubiniska - Board Member, Kentucky Solar Energy Society
Caci Gibson - EKU Representative, Kentucky Student Environmental Council
Dr. Alice Jones - Board Member, KY Conservation Committee & KY River Watershed Watch
Dr. Stephen Richter - KY Organization of Biological Field Stations
Dr. Jen Koslow - Board Member, KY Native Plant Society
Dr. Melinda Wilder - KY Environmental Education Council


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:

EKU works with other KY colleges and Universities in an informal KY Sustainability Leaders network to facilitate collaboration and sharing of best practices. An annual retreat is held in July each year to foster planning and resource sharing.


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.