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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 43.94
Liaison Lisa Kawai
Submission Date June 5, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Soka University of America
IC-1: Institutional Boundary

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete N/A Archibald E Asawa
Vice President for Finance & Administration, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Investment Officer and Board Secretary
Finance and Administration
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Institution type: Associate (i.e., short-cycle), Baccalaureate, Doctoral/Research, or Master's:
Baccalaureate

Institutional control (Public, Private for-profit, or Private non-profit):
Private non-profit

A brief description of the institution’s main campus and other aspects of the institutional boundary used to complete this report:

Baccalaureate, Private Non-Profit; complete campus setting consisting of 3 academic buildings (Mohandas & Kasturba Gandhi Hall, Wangari Maathai Hall, Linus and Ava Helen Pauling Hall), library (Daisaku and Kaneko Ikeda Library), administrative building (Founders Hall), student center, facilities building/yard, 8 residence halls, athletic facilities and fields, performance arts center, alumni center, reception center, and guest residence totaling 808,000 square feet on a 103 acre site, surrounded 80% by wilderness parkland. (We could upload a current campus map).


Which of the following features are present on campus and which are included within the institutional boundary?:
Present? Included?
Agricultural school No No
Medical school No No
Other professional school with labs and clinics (e.g. dental, nursing, pharmacy, public health, veterinary) No No
Satellite campus No No
Farm larger than 5 acres or 2 hectares No No
Agricultural experiment station larger than 5 acres or 2 hectares No No
Hospital No No

The rationale for excluding any features that are present from the institutional boundary:
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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.