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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 Gold
Overall Score 67.42
Liaison Beverley Ayeni
Submission Date Oct. 6, 2014
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STARS v2.0

Western University
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 Yes
Pharmacy school No No
Public health school No No
Veterinary school No No
Satellite campus No 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:

n/a


Reason for excluding medical school:
---

Reason for excluding pharmacy school:

Pharmacy program is included in the Medical School and is not an independent entity.


Reason for excluding public health school:

Was not operational during the scope of this project, however, should be considered in the next STARS submission (Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine).


Reason for excluding veterinary school:

n/a


Reason for excluding satellite campus:

n/a


Reason for excluding hospital:

University Hospital is owned and operated by London Health Sciences and not Western University.


Reason for excluding farm:

n/a


Reason for excluding agricultural experiment station:

n/a


Narrative:

Due to the geographical location; the size of the facility; operational boundaries; as well as facility or land ownership; the following facilities were excluded from the assessment for Western University:

- Gibbons Lodge,
- Institute for Chemicals and Fuel from Alternative Resources (ICFAR) / Environmental Sciences Western,
- Plant Field Station,
- Museum of Ontario Archaeology,
- Research Park-London,
- Insurance Research Lab for Better Homes,
- Continuing Studies at Western,
- Elginfield Observatory,
- Delaware Radio Observatory,
- Windermere Manor
- Fanshawe Boat House
- Doug Wells Rowing Centre
- Fraunhofer Project Centre
- Welcome Centre
- University Hospital

The affiliated colleges, Brescia University College, Huron University College and King’s University College were also exempted from the assessment as UWO does not regulate the colleges' operations or facilities.

The following buildings were not included in the scope of this submission, as they were undergoing construction during the time frame selected. These buildings should be considered in the next STARS submission.
- Ontario Hall Residence
- Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine


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.