Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 71.29
Liaison Holly Andersen
Submission Date March 30, 2022

STARS v2.2

Bennington College
AC-1: Academic Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 5.06 / 14.00 Holly Andersen
Project Manager
Planning Office
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Figures required to calculate the percentage of courses offered by the institution that are sustainability course offerings:
Undergraduate Graduate
Total number of courses offered by the institution 590 11
Number of sustainability-focused courses offered 12 0
Number of sustainability-inclusive courses offered 14 0

Percentage of courses that are sustainability course offerings:

Total number of academic departments that offer courses:

Number of academic departments with sustainability course offerings:

Percentage of academic departments with sustainability course offerings:

A copy of the institution’s inventory of its sustainability course offerings and descriptions:
Do the figures reported above cover one, two, or three academic years?:

A brief description of the methodology used to complete the course inventory :

Please see the attached curriculum listing for all the classes offered at Bennington during the 20/21 school year. Each description is active on the college's website and provides all the information required for this credit, including description, instructor, and relation to sustainability. There is no comprehensive document that I can attach that has all of this information in it. Because every three terms our classes change, it is all on the live website platform. Please do click on the links to get course conductor name and description. Please see the below list in notes as well that includes the list of courses that incorporate sustainability that were original as well as pop up.

How were courses with multiple offerings or sections counted for the figures reported above?:
Other (please describe below)

A brief description of how courses with multiple offerings or sections were counted:

Each class was a counted as an individual class or offering. This includes pop up courses or lecture series. Please see information for additional courses here that are above and beyond what students sign up to take during term: https://curriculum.bennington.edu/spring2021/category/updates/ and here:https://curriculum.bennington.edu/fall2020/category/updates/

Website URL where information about the sustainability course offerings is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

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