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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.

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Liaison Eric O'Brien
Submission Date March 1, 2013
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University of Northern Iowa
PAE-20: Inter-Campus Collaboration on Sustainability

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Complete Expired Eric O'Brien
University Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Sustainability
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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:

The University of Northern Iowa helped to develop the Iowa Board of Regents Sustainability Plan that is one guiding document in the sustainability efforts of all the schools within the Board of Regents.


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

-Iowa Board of Regents Sustainability Initiative (University of Northern Iowa, Iowa State University, and the University of Iowa)
-Upper Midwest Association for Campus Sustainability
-Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education
-Dry Run Creek Watershed Coalition
-Cedar River Basin
-Cedar Falls Source Water Protection Plan
-Iowa Ecotype Project


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

UNI has engaged in a number of partnerships that are not required within our sustainability plan that increase efficiencies at multiple universities. In many cases these come in the way of joint purchasing agreements for things such as green cleaning.


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

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