Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 66.69
Liaison Laurie Husted
Submission Date June 8, 2020

STARS v2.2

Bard College
EN-6: Assessing Sustainability Culture

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 1.00 Erin Cannan-Campolong
Assoc. Dir. CCE
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Does the institution conduct an assessment of sustainability culture?:

Which of the following best describes the cultural assessment? The assessment is administered to::
A subset of the campus community or a sample that may not be representative of the entire community

Which of the following best describes the structure of the cultural assessment? The assessment is administered::
Longitudinally to measure change over time

A brief description of how and when the cultural assessment(s) were developed and/or adopted:

National Survey implemented for more than 10 years

A copy or sample of the questions related to sustainability culture:

A sample of the questions related to sustainability culture or the website URL where the assessment tool is available:

Not online since you have to pay for it but Siena College is the implementing institution. https://nasce.siena.edu

A brief description of how representative samples were reached (if applicable) and how the cultural assessment is administered:

Administered to all undergraduates during a 2 week period. Students' data was collected through both online and in person outreach.

A brief summary of results from the cultural assessment:

The NASCE was conducted during a two week period in March 2020. Overall, 64 percent of Bard College students are involved in service and community engagement of some kind. Based on NASCE’s POP Score Calculus, Bard College students achieve an Institutional POP score of 21, which is two points higher than the national average, placing Bard College in the Established service category. Compared to the national sample of 69,717 students, Bard College students participate in service and community engagement at a higher rate (64 percent vs. 54 percent) and achieve the same or higher POP scores in four of eight areas, most notably in the areas of Civic Participation and Environmental Efforts.

Website URL where information about the assessment of sustainability culture is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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