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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 42.59
Liaison Jeffrey Clark
Submission Date June 30, 2017
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STARS v2.0

Lawrence University
EN-10: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Christopher Lee
Vice President Finance and Administration
Administration
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Does the institution collaborate with other colleges and universities to support and help build the campus sustainability community?:
Yes

A brief summary of papers, guides, presentations, and other resources the institution has developed to share their sustainability experience with other institutions:

Representatives from Lawrence regularly attend sustainability conferences with students, faculty and staff from peer institutions. In 2011-2012, for example, a group from Lawrence attended and presented two projects at the Upper Midwest Association for Campus Sustainability (UMACS) conference, attended the AASHE annual conference, and organized and hosted the Students in Sustainable Agriculture (SISA) conference. Winter of 2016, students participated in the Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES) conference held at La Crosse WI. In 2016, several faculty members of the PCDA (Presidents Committee on Diversity Affairs) attended an ACM (American Colleges of the Midwest) workshop on Hiring and Diversity in order to learn about best practices in recruitment, hiring, and retention.


The names of local, state/provincial, regional, national, or international campus sustainability organizations or consortia in which the institution participates and/or is a member:

UMACS, AASHE, MOSES, ACM


A brief summary of additional ways the institution collaborates with other campuses to advance sustainability :

We partner with other universities in the Association Colleges of the Midwest (ACM) consortium on a broad range of issues, including sustainability.

Additionally, in 2010, we signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Guizhou Normal University in Guiyang, China as part of a program called Sustainable China. This collaboration has involved multiple study trips by LU delegations to Guizhou Province.


The website URL where information about cross-campus collaboration is available:
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