Bronze

STARS 2.2

Austin College

Sherman, TX, US


Rating Score Valid Through Liaison Submitted
Bronze 34.48 April 28, 2025 Rebecca Jones Feb. 9, 2022
Curriculum
22.51 / 37.00
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Credit Status Points
Academic Courses Complete 9.67 / 14.00
Learning Outcomes Complete 3.84 / 8.00
Undergraduate Program Complete 3.00 / 3.00
Graduate Program Not Applicable 0.00 /
Immersive Experience Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Sustainability Literacy Assessment Not Pursuing 0.00 / 4.00
Incentives for Developing Courses Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Campus as a Living Laboratory Complete 4.00 / 4.00
Research
9.74 / 18.00
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Credit Status Points
Research and Scholarship Complete 8.74 / 12.00
Support for Sustainability Research Complete 1.00 / 4.00
Open Access to Research Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Campus Engagement
5.10 / 21.00
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Credit Status Points
Student Educators Program Not Pursuing 0.00 / 4.00
Student Orientation Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Student Life Complete 1.50 / 2.00
Outreach Materials and Publications Complete 1.60 / 2.00
Outreach Campaign Complete 2.00 / 4.00
Assessing Sustainability Culture Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Employee Educators Program Not Pursuing 0.00 / 3.00
Employee Orientation Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Staff Professional Development and Training Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Public Engagement
4.00 / 20.00
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Credit Status Points
Community Partnerships Complete 3.00 / 3.00
Inter-Campus Collaboration Complete 1.00 / 3.00
Continuing Education Not Pursuing 0.00 / 5.00
Community Service Not Pursuing 0.00 / 5.00
Participation in Public Policy Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Trademark Licensing Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Air & Climate
8.31 / 11.00
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Credit Status Points
Emissions Inventory and Disclosure Complete 1.77 / 3.00
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Complete 6.54 / 8.00
Buildings
0.00 / 8.00
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Credit Status Points
Building Design and Construction Not Pursuing 0.00 / 3.00
Building Operations and Maintenance Not Pursuing 0.00 / 5.00
Energy
5.78 / 10.00
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Credit Status Points
Building Energy Efficiency Complete 3.70 / 6.00
Clean and Renewable Energy Complete 2.08 / 4.00
Food & Dining
1.23 / 8.00
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Credit Status Points
Food and Beverage Purchasing Not Pursuing 0.00 / 6.00
Sustainable Dining Complete 1.23 / 2.00
Grounds
3.00 / 4.00
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Credit Status Points
Landscape Management Complete 1.00 / 2.00
Biodiversity Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Purchasing
0.00 / 6.00
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Credit Status Points
Sustainable Procurement Not Pursuing 0.00 / 3.00
Electronics Purchasing Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Cleaning and Janitorial Purchasing Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Office Paper Purchasing Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Transportation
0.60 / 7.00
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Credit Status Points
Campus Fleet Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Commute Modal Split Not Pursuing 0.00 / 5.00
Support for Sustainable Transportation Complete 0.60 / 1.00
Waste
0.50 / 10.00
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Credit Status Points
Waste Minimization and Diversion Not Pursuing 0.00 / 8.00
Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Hazardous Waste Management Complete 0.50 / 1.00
Water
1.06 / 6.00
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Credit Status Points
Water Use Complete 0.56 / 4.00
Rainwater Management Complete 0.50 / 2.00
Coordination & Planning
3.62 / 9.00
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Credit Status Points
Sustainability Coordination Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Sustainability Planning Complete 1.50 / 4.00
Inclusive and Participatory Governance Complete 1.12 / 3.00
Reporting Assurance Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Diversity & Affordability
2.75 / 10.00
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Credit Status Points
Diversity and Equity Coordination Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Assessing Diversity and Equity Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Support for Underrepresented Groups Complete 0.75 / 3.00
Affordability and Access Not Pursuing 0.00 / 4.00
Investment & Finance
0.00 / 7.00
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Credit Status Points
Committee on Investor Responsibility Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Sustainable Investment Not Pursuing 0.00 / 4.00
Investment Disclosure Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Wellbeing & Work
0.42 / 7.00
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Credit Status Points
Employee Compensation Not Pursuing 0.00 / 3.00
Assessing Employee Satisfaction Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Wellness Program Complete 0.42 / 1.00
Workplace Health and Safety Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00

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