Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 72.32
Liaison Merry Rankin
Submission Date Aug. 29, 2022

STARS v2.2

Iowa State University
EN-11: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Merry Rankin
ISU Director of Sustainability
Facilities Planning & Management


Institution collaborates with other colleges and universities in one or more of the following ways to support and help build the campus sustainability community. The institution:

  • Is a member of a national or international higher education sustainability network.

  • Actively participates in a regional, state/provincial, or local higher education sustainability network.

  • Has presented at a higher education sustainability conference during the previous year.

  • Has submitted a case study or the equivalent during the previous year to an external higher education sustainability resource center (e.g., AASHE’s Campus Sustainability Hub or EAUC’s Sustainability Exchange) or awards program.

  • Has had employees or students serving on a board or committee of an external higher education sustainability network or conference during the previous three years.

  • Has 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.

  • Has had employees or students serving as peer reviewers of another institution’s sustainability data (e.g., GHG emissions or course inventory) and/or STARS submission during the previous three years.


This credit applies to all institutions.


An institution earns 0.5 points for each initiative listed above up to the maximum of 3 points available for this credit.




Unless otherwise specified above, report on current membership status and inter-campus collaborations that were active during the three years prior to the anticipated date of submission.     

Sampling and Data Standards

Not applicable.

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution or simply email your inquiry to stars@aashe.org.