Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 48.37
Liaison Calandra Lake
Submission Date Dec. 20, 2016
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

College of William & Mary
EN-11: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Calandra Waters Lake
Director of Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
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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 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):

Virginia Association for Sustainability in Higher Education (VASHE)


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):

Students presented at the Post Landfill Action Network Conference for their work on DormMania, a student led reuse initiative that collects unwanted dorm items during move-out and sells them to students during move-in in the fall.


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):

W&M received an honorable mention at the AASHE 2015 Conference for a case study of our Tribe Truck Farm. This vehicle showcases a garden in the bed of the truck and runs on biodiesel, it is used as an educational conduit for local schools, daycares, and retirement communities.


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? :
Yes

A list or brief description of the board or committee appointment(s):

Henry Broaddus, Vice President of Strategic Initiatives and Public Affairs, serves on the board of the Virginia Conservation Network


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?:
No

A brief description of the mentoring relationship and activities:
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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 collaboration with the University of Richmond and 11 other institutions, we helped plan the Virginia Power Dialog. This event included a panel of professionals and students, providing the opportunity for questions and interaction on the topic of how Virginia would work towards addressing energy issues in our state with emphasis on climate change and the US climate commitment. The event concluded with a poster session featuring projects from many of the institutions, including W&M.


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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