Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 73.93
Liaison Jim Dees
Submission Date April 19, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Appalachian State University
IC-1: Institutional Boundary

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete N/A Jim Dees
Data and Assessment Specialist
Office of Sustailability
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Institution type: Associate (i.e., short-cycle), Baccalaureate, Doctoral/Research, or Master's:

Institutional control (Public, Private for-profit, or Private non-profit):

A brief description of the institution’s main campus and other aspects of the institutional boundary used to complete this report:

Appalachian's main campus is approximately 69 contiguous acres in size located in Watauga County North Carolina. Also under the institutional boundary is a 338 acre farm in neighboring Ashe County. 2016-2017 reported square footage under direct university control was 5,288,095.

Which of the following features are present on campus and which are included within the institutional boundary?:
Present? Included?
Agricultural school No No
Medical school No No
Other professional school with labs and clinics (e.g. dental, nursing, pharmacy, public health, veterinary) No No
Satellite campus Yes No
Farm larger than 5 acres or 2 hectares Yes Yes
Agricultural experiment station larger than 5 acres or 2 hectares Yes Yes
Hospital No No

The rationale for excluding any features that are present from the institutional boundary:

Appalachian offers degree programs at four Appalachian Centers that are not under direct university control located as follows:
Appalachian Center at Burke (located in Foothills Higher Education Center)
Appalachian Center at Caldwell (located on the Hudson Campus of Caldwell Community College and Tech Institute)
Appalachian Center at Hickory (located at Catawba Valley Community College)
North Carolina Center for Engineering Technologies (NCCET)

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