Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 33.27
Liaison Julia Angstmann
Submission Date Oct. 10, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Butler University
EN-11: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 McKenzie Beverage
Sustainability Coordinator
Biological Sciences
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Is the institution an active member of a national or international sustainability network?:
Yes

The name of the national or international sustainability network(s):

Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)


Is the institution an active member of a regional, state/provincial or local sustainability network?:
Yes

The name of the regional, state/provincial or local sustainability network(s):

Indiana Green Campus Network (IGCN)


Has the institution presented at a sustainability conference during the previous year? :
Yes

A list or brief description of the conference(s) and presentation(s):

Sustainability Coordinator McKenzie Beverage presented at a session and presented a poster at the AASHE Conference and Expo 2017.


Has the institution submitted a case study during the previous year to a sustainability awards program that is inclusive of multiple campuses? :
Yes

A list or brief description of the awards program(s) and submission(s):

A campus composting project that Butler University participated in with IUPUI won an award from the Sustainable Campus Competition LIVE! in October 2016.


Has the institution had staff, students or faculty serving on a board or committee of a sustainability network or conference during the previous three years? :
No

A list or brief description of the board or committee appointment(s):
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Does the institution have an ongoing mentoring relationship with another institution through which it assists the institution with its sustainability reporting and/or the development of its sustainability program?:
Yes

A brief description of the mentoring relationship and activities:

Sustainability coordinator McKenzie Beverage serves as part of the IUPUI Sustainability Committee. This organization helps other institutions with developing sustainability initiatives.


Has the institution had staff, faculty, or students serving as peer reviewers of another institution’s sustainability data (e.g. GHG emissions or course inventory) and/or STARS submission during the previous three years?:
No

A brief description of the peer review activities:
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Has the institution participated in other collaborative efforts around sustainability during the previous year, e.g. joint planning or resource sharing with other institutions? :
Yes

A brief description of other collaborative efforts around sustainability during the previous year:

In cooperation with IUPUI, Indiana Recycling Coalition, Ivy Tech of Indianapolis, Marion University, and Ray's trash service, we have launched a commercial composting route in Indianapolis.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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