Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 53.17
Liaison Jeane Pope
Submission Date March 4, 2014
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DePauw University
PAE-20: Inter-Campus Collaboration on Sustainability

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Anthony Baratta
Assistant Director for Sustainability
Academic Affairs
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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:

DePauw is a member of the National Bonner Network which includes 87 schools across the country collaborating on student civic engagement. Most directly we work with Earlham College and Oberlin College. In June 2010, DePauw partnered with West Virgina Wesleyan College to present on campus sustainability at the National Bonner Foundation Summer Leadership Institute (SLI).

Our students have also presented at sustainability conferences and have pursued regional networking. Students from our DePauw Environmental Policy Project presented on International Policy Negotiation at the 2009 Greening of the Campus: Embracing Change, in addition to attending COP15 and participating in Youth Summits. In March 2010, our 5th Year Sustainability Intern presented at NACUBO's Smart and Sustainable Campuses Conference at the University of Maryland on the Foundations of Campus Sustainability.

In 2012 our Assistant Director for Sustainability produced a webinar on state environmental policy to the Indiana Green Campus Network. DePauw students were also active in founding the Indiana Student Sustainability Council in 2013.

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

DePauw University is a member of AASHE, the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.

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

DePauw is a founding member of the Indiana Green Campus Network, which includes sustainability leaders.

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

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