Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 42.88
Liaison Jim Simon
Submission Date June 28, 2017
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Gonzaga University
EN-10: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Jim Simon
Director of Sustainability
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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:

Gonzaga is a founding partner of the regional sustainability cooperative the Sustainability Partnership of the Northern Rockies (SPNR). SPNR uses in kind resources to host our monthly phone conversation.

Gonzaga has also participated in the Curriculum for the Bioregion initiative which seeks provides a model for integrating sustainability concepts into existing classes. Gonzaga hosted its first regional meeting in 2011.

Gonzaga is hosting the 2017 Washington Higher Education Sustainability Coalition (WAHESC) conference and participates regularly in monthly WAHESC calls.

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:

Regional: Sustainability Partnership of the Northern Rockies (SPNR)
Regional: Washington Higher Education Sustainability Partnership (WAHESC)
National: Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education
National: American College and University Presidents' Climate Commitment
National: Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities Sustainability Network
National: St. Francis Pledge to Care for Creation and the Poor

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

We work closely with regional institutions whether or not they participate in one of the networks listed above. We host Spokane Green Drinks, an every other month networking event that brings together other campuses in our region with sustainability practitioners to network and discuss shared issues and values.

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

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