Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 54.65
Liaison Leslie Raucher
Submission Date March 6, 2020

STARS v2.2

Barnard College
PA-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00
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Does the institution have at least one sustainability committee?:
Yes

The charter or mission statement of the committee(s) or a brief description of each committee's purview and activities:

The Barnard Sustainable Practices Committee is a tripartite committee involves students, faculty, and administrative staff to promoting sustainable practices campus-wide and reduce the campus’ collective environmental footprint.

The committee is tasked to to involve and integrate the community into promoting sustainable practices, reducing our environmental footprint, and encouraging the adoption of effective and efficient programs that demonstrate our commitment as a leader in the urban environmental landscape.


Members of each committee, including affiliations and role:

Sandra Goldmark, committee co-chair, Director of Sustainability and Climate Action
Roger Mosier, committee co-chair, Vice President, Campus Services
Leslie Raucher, Associate Director of Sustainability and Climate Action
Julia Wang, Director, Campus Services
Terryanne Maenza-Gmelch, Senior Lecturer, Environmental Science
Severin Fowles, Associate Professor of Anthropology
Mary Joan Murphy, Executive Director, Student Health & Wellness Programs
Ariana Gonzalez-Stokas, Vice President for Diversity Equity & Inclusion
Katelyn Dutton, Special Assistant to the President
Rochelle Ritchie, Executive Director of News and Strategic Comm.
Kathryn Gerlach, Media Relations Director
Izabella Shealy, BC '21, student representative elected by Student Government Association
Aastha Jain, BC '21, student representative elected by Student Government Association


Does the institution have at least one sustainability office that includes more than 1 full-time equivalent employee?:
Yes

A brief description of each sustainability office:

The Office of Sustainability and Climate Action works to address issues of sustainability on campus and works toward implementing a clearer climate action vision. They collaborate with campus committees, such as the Committee on Sustainable Practices, the Student Government Association Committee on Sustainability, as well as various academic and executive departments. They host events teaching and promoting sustainability on campus and create step-by-step plans for a sustainable vision.


Full-time equivalent of people employed in the sustainability office(s):
1.50

Does the institution have at least one sustainability officer?:
Yes

Name and title of each sustainability officer:
Leslie Raucher, Associate Director of Campus Sustainability and Climate Action, Sandra Goldmark, Director of Campus Sustainability and Climate Action

Does the institution have a mechanism for broad sustainability coordination for the entire institution?:
Yes

A brief description of the activities and substantive accomplishments of the institution-wide coordinating body or officer during the previous three years:

-Release of the Climate Action Vision Plan
-Created an organics collection program which services all academic buildings, 3 dorms, and 26 office suites
-Started a circular economy model for students with our move out, move in programming.
-Created a Student Climate Action Grant Fund
-Created a pedagogy training program to support faculty in introducing/expanding climate and sustainability into their courses


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