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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 55.50
Liaison Alistair Hall
Submission Date July 22, 2014
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STARS v2.0

Vassar College
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):
Baccalaureate

Institutional control:
Private non-profit

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

Reason for excluding agricultural school:

Does not exist


Reason for excluding medical school:

Does not exist


Reason for excluding pharmacy school:

Does not exist


Reason for excluding public health school:

Does not exist


Reason for excluding veterinary school:

Does not exist


Reason for excluding satellite campus:

Does not exist


Reason for excluding hospital:

Does not exist


Reason for excluding farm:

A 10 acre farm on the Vassar Farm and Ecological Preserve is leased to a local non-profit, the Poughkeepsie Farm Project. The PFP runs the organic farm as a CSA, has community garden plots, and does educational programming in the town and city of Poughkeepsie. The PFP manages its own operations under its own 501c3 in accordance with their lease.


Reason for excluding agricultural experiment station:
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Narrative:
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