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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
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Liaison Jack Byrne
Submission Date Jan. 31, 2011
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STARS v1.0

Middlebury College
PAE-20: Inter-Campus Collaboration on Sustainability

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Jack Byrne
Director of Sustainability Integration
Environmental Affair
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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:

Both Nan Jenks-Jay, the Dean of Environmental Affairs, and Jack Byrne, the Director of Sustainability Integration, have contributed to books and papers, given presentations, and been in frequent communication with their counterparts at other institutions in order to collaborate and move sustainability efforts forward.


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

Middlebury participates in the Vermont Campus Sustainability Network (http://www.vtgreencampus.org/), the Northeast Campus Sustainability Consortium, and the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.


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

Middlebury and Furman University co-created faculty curriculum development workshops to support faculty members who were interested in infusing sustainability into existing or new courses. These workshops took place in 2009 and 2010. Faculty and staff at both institutions have co-authored a paper about the experience to be published in a collection by the Johns Hopkins Press.


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