Antioch College

Yellow Springs, OH, US

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Silver - expired 50.83 Sept. 24, 2021 Hannah Spirrison March 29, 2018 Download
In the seven years since re-opening, Antioch College has had a strong curricular focus on social justice, sustainability, and “new and better ways of living” through shared governance and community engagement. Our small liberal arts … read more
Credit Status
Academic Courses Complete
Learning Outcomes Complete
Undergraduate Program Complete
Graduate Program Not Applicable
Immersive Experience Complete
Sustainability Literacy Assessment Not Pursuing
Incentives for Developing Courses Not Pursuing
Campus as a Living Laboratory Complete
Although Antioch College has a small faculty (N=31), 23% of our full-time faculty are currently engaged in some facet of sustainability research, ranging from the performing arts (a fracking-focused play called “Marcellus Shale”), to the … read more
Credit Status
Research and Scholarship Complete
Support for Research Not Pursuing
Open Access to Research Not Pursuing
Campus Engagement
Every student at Antioch College is required to have one full-time eleven-week cooperative education immersion experience each year. Students may choose from one of thirty or so sustainable immersion experiences that are offered or co-create … read more
Credit Status
Student Educators Program Not Pursuing
Student Orientation Not Pursuing
Student Life Complete
Outreach Materials and Publications Complete
Outreach Campaign Not Pursuing
Assessing Sustainability Culture Not Pursuing
Employee Educators Program Not Pursuing
Employee Orientation Not Pursuing
Staff Professional Development Not Pursuing
Public Engagement
Antioch College engages with the surrounding community to build solutions and problem solve around local, regional, and global sustainability challenges. Antioch students engage and support the work of community partners through the Miller Fellowship Program … read more
Credit Status
Community Partnerships Complete
Inter-Campus Collaboration Complete
Continuing Education Complete
Community Service Complete
Participation in Public Policy Complete
Trademark Licensing Not Applicable
Air & Climate

Antioch has taken steps to improve air quality and is in the process of conducting its first comprehensive Greenhouse Gas Emissions inventory.

Credit Status
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Not Pursuing
Outdoor Air Quality Complete
Since its reopening in 2011, Antioch College has renovated three campus buildings to LEED standards. North Hall Dormitory (25330 sq. ft.) is Gold certified and the second oldest building in the U.S. to achieve this … read more
Credit Status
Building Operations and Maintenance Complete
Building Design and Construction Complete
In 2011, Antioch College developed a campus Master Plan that included renovating three campus buildings to LEED certified status. A Gold Certified Dormitory with 50 KW roof mounted solar array, a Gold Certified Wellness Center … read more
Credit Status
Building Energy Consumption Complete
Clean and Renewable Energy Complete
Food & Dining
Antioch Kitchens play a critical role creating community on campus - providing family-style seating where students, faculty and staff come together to nourish minds and bodies. With a focus on farm-to-table and from-scratch cooking, much … read more
Credit Status
Food and Beverage Purchasing Complete
Sustainable Dining Complete
The Antioch College Landscape Master Plan divides our campus into zones that specify various levels of horticultural management and purpose, ranging from the Antioch Farm (managed as a non-certified but functionally organic farm), to our … read more
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Landscape Management Complete
Biodiversity Complete

Antioch College acknowledges the importance of sustainable purchasing and has adopted policies and procedures to support the purchasing of energy-efficient technology, environmentally-friendly cleaning products, and recycled content paper.

Credit Status
Sustainable Procurement Complete
Electronics Purchasing Complete
Cleaning and Janitorial Purchasing Complete
Office Paper Purchasing Complete
The Antioch College campus is designed to promote the use of bicycles and fuel-efficient vehicles. The campus plan limits vehicle access on the central campus and has preferred parking spaces for fuel-efficient vehicles. The campus … read more
Credit Status
Campus Fleet Complete
Student Commute Modal Split Not Pursuing
Employee Commute Modal Split Not Pursuing
Support for Sustainable Transportation Complete
Antioch College diverts waste on campus using an array of strategies and approaches, such as recycling through the College's recycling program, reusing through the College’s Free Store, diverting construction waste according to LEED standards, and … read more
Credit Status
Waste Minimization and Diversion Complete
Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion Complete
Hazardous Waste Management Complete

Three campus buildings meet LEED standards for water conservation. One classroom building had four men's restrooms retrofitted with waterless urinals.

Credit Status
Water Use Complete
Rainwater Management Complete
Coordination & Planning
Sustainability, as a core area of practice at Antioch College, is reflected in the College strategic planning documents and processes. This work is coordinated by the Antioch College Campus Sustainability Committee which consists of representatives … read more
Credit Status
Sustainability Coordination Complete
Sustainability Planning Complete
Participatory Governance Complete
Diversity & Affordability
Antioch College deeply values diversity and is committed to promoting inclusion and diversity on campus and offering support to students from diverse backgrounds. In 2015, the College conducted a comprehensive campus-wide diversity audit to focus … read more
Credit Status
Diversity and Equity Coordination Complete
Assessing Diversity and Equity Complete
Support for Underrepresented Groups Complete
Affordability and Access Complete
Investment & Finance
Credit Status
Committee on Investor Responsibility Not Pursuing
Sustainable Investment Not Pursuing
Investment Disclosure Not Pursuing
Wellbeing & Work
Antioch College recognizes the importance of wellness and mindfulness and seeks to incorporate these principles into the work environment as evident by activities such as mindfulness moments for faculty, staff, and students and opening meetings … read more
Credit Status
Employee Compensation Complete
Assessing Employee Satisfaction Complete
Wellness Program Complete
Workplace Health and Safety Not Pursuing

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