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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 Silver
Overall Score 51.71
Liaison Jeffrey Severin
Submission Date July 17, 2015
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STARS v2.0

University of Kansas
IC-1: Institutional Boundary

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete N/A
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Institution type (Associate, Baccalaureate, Doctorate, or Master's):
Doctorate

Institutional control:
Public

Which campus features are present and included in the institutional boundary?:
Present? Included?
Agricultural school No No
Medical school Yes No
Pharmacy school Yes Yes
Public health school No No
Veterinary school No No
Satellite campus Yes No
Hospital No No
Farm larger than 5 acres or 2 hectares No No
Agricultural experiment station larger than 5 acres or 2 hectares No No

Reason for excluding agricultural school:
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Reason for excluding medical school:

The medical school is located in Kansas City, with satellite campuses in Wichita and Salina. Our current sustainability initiatives are focused on the Lawrence campus.


Reason for excluding pharmacy school:
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Reason for excluding public health school:
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Reason for excluding veterinary school:
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Reason for excluding satellite campus:

The Edwards satellite campus is in Overland Park, KS. Our current sustainability initiatives are focused on the Lawrence campus.


Reason for excluding hospital:

The University of Kansas Hospital is operated independently of the Medical School.


Reason for excluding farm:
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Reason for excluding agricultural experiment station:
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Narrative:

The University of Kansas is a major comprehensive research and teaching university and a center for learning, scholarship, and creative endeavor. KU is the only Kansas Regents university to hold membership in the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), a select group of 62 public and private research universities that represent excellence in graduate and professional education and the highest achievements in research internationally.


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.