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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 Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Preston Jacobsen
Submission Date April 7, 2011
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STARS v1.0

Haywood Community College
ER-5: Sustainability Course Identification

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Preston Jacobsen
Sustainability Technician
Academic Services and Work Force Development
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Has the institution developed a definition of sustainability in the curriculum?:
Yes

A copy of the institution's definition of sustainability in the curriculum?:

Sustainable development occurs when instructors place emphasis on understanding and managing current and future resources, both material and human, as well as fostering new innovation that will meet the needs of future generations. Resource consumption and management must take into account the current and future needs of the environment, economy, and community


Has the institution identified its sustainability-focused and sustainability-related course offerings?:
Yes

A brief description of the methodology the institution followed to complete the inventory:

A survey was sent out to all faculties which included the main definition coupled with focused and related definitions. The instructor examined the definition and picked whether it was focused, related, or neither. Then the instructor gave a brief description (a few sentences) of why they chose the applicable definition.


Does the institution make its sustainability course inventory publicly available online?:
No

The website URL where the sustainability course inventory is posted:
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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.