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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 Eric Boles
Submission Date Feb. 12, 2015
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STARS v2.0

University of Arkansas
IN-2: Innovation 2

Status Score Responsible Party
-- Expired Carlos Ochoa
Director
Office for Sustainability
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Title or keywords related to the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
Student Leadership Program

A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:

The Student Sustainability Leadership Program guides student sustainability leaders, such as the Associated Student Government and the Residential Interhall Congress sustainability directors. The program, funded by the Office for Sustainability, enhances the incentives and increases accountability by providing a modest stipend along with bi-weekly meetings with the director of the Office for Sustainability. This program helps to advance both student led sustainability goals as well as administrative campus goals, while enhancing the value of their academic learning.


A brief description of any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation (if not reported above):

A 4-5 page report will be required at the end of each semester. These reports outline the initial agenda, highlights accomplishments, discusses roadblocks to implementation and offers suggestions on how to overcome those impediments.


A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise:
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Which of the following STARS subcategories does the innovation most closely relate to? (Select all that apply up to a maximum of five):
Yes or No
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Other topic(s) that the innovation relates to that are not listed above:
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The website URL where information about the innovation is available:
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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.