Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 67.41
Liaison Jeremy King
Submission Date March 23, 2016
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Denison University
EN-10: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Jeremy King
Campus Sustainability Coordinator
Office of the President
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Does the institution collaborate with other colleges and universities to support and help build the campus sustainability community?:

A brief summary of papers, guides, presentations, and other resources the institution has developed to share their sustainability experience with other institutions:

Denison is a leader in energy-effiency and green revolving loan funds. The college has put together a series of documents and presentations to assist other schools that are pursing the development of green revolving funds.

The names of local, state/provincial, regional, national, or international campus sustainability organizations or consortia in which the institution participates and/or is a member:

Great Lakes Colleges Association
University Clean Energy Alliance of Ohio
Ohio Board of Regents
Ohio Sustainability Professionals Listserv
Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education
Sustainable Endowments Institute - Billion Dollar Green Challenge

A brief summary of additional ways the institution collaborates with other campuses to advance sustainability :

Denison has taken the lead in organizing annual meetings for sustainability leaders at the GLCA schools to get together to talk about issues at their respective campuses. In addition, Denison organized the first GLCA Sustainability Summit that included students, faculty, and staff from GLCA schools.

Denison has partnered with Kenyon, Oberlin, Wooster and Ohio Wesleyan to create the Ohio Five Consortium. Collectively, these schools work to maximize efficiency across campuses by sharing resources and in some cases personnel.

The website URL where information about cross-campus collaboration is available:

Denison maintains an internal password protected website where most of this information resides. Public access web pages have limited information on this topic.

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