Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 56.54
Liaison Elaine Durr
Submission Date Feb. 19, 2020

STARS v2.2

Elon University
EN-11: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 3.00 Elaine Durr
Director of Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
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Is the institution currently a member of a national or international higher education sustainability network?:
Yes

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

AASHE, APPA


Does the institution actively participate in a regional, state/provincial, or local higher education sustainability network?:
Yes

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

Southeast Campus Sustainability Coordinators Network
Southeastern Region of APPA (SRAPPA)


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

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

Kelly Harer, Assistant Director of Sustainability for Education and Outreach, co-presented at the October 2019 AASHE Conference and Expo in Spokane Washington. Title: Power of Partnerships: Sharing Successes and Lessons Learned.

Aaron Sparks, Assistant Professor of Political Science and Policy Studies, presented at the Sustainability and Development Conference at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in October 2019. Title: Sustainability Literacy and the SDGs: The “Sulitest” and Global Understandings of Sustainable Development.

Jen Dabrowski, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, presented at the 9th International Conference for Green and Sustainable Chemistry in Reston, Virginia in June 2019. Title: Culinary Transformations: a Lesson in Connecting Non-science Majors to Green Chemistry and Sustainability through Food.

Tom Flood, Assistant Vice President of Physical Plant, presented at the APPA Institute for Facility Management in Nashville, Tennessee in September 2019. Title: Grounds Management (included section on sustainability in grounds management).


Has the institution submitted a case study during the previous year to an external higher education sustainability resource center or awards program?:
No

A list or brief description of the sustainability resource center or awards program and submission(s):
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Has the institution had employees or students 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):

The Director of Sustainability serves on the STARS Steering Committee and the ISSP Credential Maintenance Committee.
An Environmental Studies faculty member serves on the Board of Directors for the Haw River Assembly and Cape Fear River Assembly and the Executive Committee for the Piedmont Conservation Council.


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 employees or students serving as peer reviewers of another institution’s sustainability data and/or STARS submission during the previous three years?:
No

A brief description of the peer review activities:
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A brief description of other inter-campus collaborative efforts around sustainability during the previous year :
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Website URL where information about the institution’s inter-campus collaborations is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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