Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 64.43
Liaison Jessica Davis
Submission Date Nov. 4, 2016
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Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
EN-10: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Carol Mullins
Sustainability Assessment Coordinator
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution collaborate with other colleges and universities to support and help build the campus sustainability community?:
Yes

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

The IUPUI Office of Sustainability has presented via the following outlets:
- AASHE
- CURC Webinar: http://curc3r.org/webinars/office_settings/
- Desk-side recycling guide (available for download)
- Various presentations at IndySHER (Indianapolis Sustainability in Higher Education Roundtable)
- Various communications/resource sharing with IU Statewide Sustainability group


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:

IU Statewide Sustainability Member - a consortium of all IU campus Sustainability leaders to engage in sharing Best Practices, collaborations, elevate topics, themes and focus of Sustainability IU Systemwide as supported by the IU Bicentennial Strategic Plan, "to help facilitate and demonstrate the path to a more sustainable future"
IU Member Campuses:
IU Bloomington
IUPUI (Indianapolis)
IU Kokomo
IU South Bend
IPFW (Fort Wayne)
IU Southeast
IU East
IU Northwest

IndySHER (Indianapolis Sustainability in Higher Education Roundtable) is an Indianapolis-based organization for college and universities pursuing sustainability on their campuses. Members include:
- IUPUI
- Butler University
- Marian University
- University of Indianapolis
- Ivy Tech
- Martin College
- Franklin College

Indiana Green Campus (IGC) Network (http://cms.bsu.edu/academics/centersandinstitutes/cote/sustainability/organizations/igcn) is an organization housed at Ball State University for universities and colleges in Indiana to share best practices and communicate with each other on collaborative projects. Members include:
- Ancilla College, Donaldson
- Anderson University, Anderson
- Ball State University, Muncie
- Bethel College, Mishawaka
- Butler University, Indianapolis
- Calumet College of Saint Joseph, Whiting
- DePauw University, Greencastle
- Earlham College, Richmond
- Franklin College, Franklin
- Goshen College, Goshen
- Hanover College, Hanover
- Huntington University, Huntington
- Indiana State University, Terre Haute
- Indiana University, Bloomington
- Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion
- IUPUI, Indianapolis
- Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana, Multiple
- Manchester College, Manchester
- Marian University, Indianapolis
- Purdue University, West Lafayette
- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute
- St. Mary of the Woods College
- Taylor University, Upland
- University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame

Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in HIgher Education (AASHE) http://www.aashe.org/membership/member-directory

Higher Education Associations Sustainability Consortium (HEASC) The Higher Education Associations Sustainability Consortium is a network of higher education associations with a commitment to advancing sustainability both within their constituencies and within the system of higher education itself. The purpose of HEASC is to support its members' work in advancing sustainability by:
• Supporting each other's sustainability programming
• Meeting on a regular basis to share information and exchange ideas
• Engaging in joint projects as appropriate to each organization's mission
• Contracting the services of a coordinating agency to serve as a resource for participating associations


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

IUPUI participates in the Coalition of Urban Serving Universities sustainability group. The Coalition of Urban Serving Universities (USU) is a network of public urban research universities that represents every region of our country. University presidents created the Coalition to leverage the intellectual capital and economic power of urban universities, thereby improving urban life and America's competitiveness in the global economy.

USU's members partner with cities and metropolitan regions to prompt transformative investment in these urban areas to:
• Develop human capital and create a workforce ready to compete in the new economy of the 21st century,
• Revitalize neighborhoods and increase economic development, and
• Reduce health disparities and improve community health.
http://www.usucoalition.org/

IUPUI participates in the Big Ten and Friends Environmental Stewardship Group. The Big Ten and Friends Environmental Group began in 2009 as a result of the Big Ten Financial Officers meeting to identify and plan for long-term issues of environmental stewardship. http://greenbigten.msu.edu/schools.html


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