Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 65.92
Liaison Christie-Joy Hartman
Submission Date Dec. 21, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

James Madison University
EN-11: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Christie-Joy Hartman
Executive Director
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Is the institution an active member of a national or international sustainability network?:
Yes

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

Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education


Is the institution an active member of a regional, state/provincial or local sustainability network?:
Yes

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

VASHE (Virginia Sustainability in Higher Education) Professional Network


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

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

Faculty presented at the 2017 AASHE Conference & Expo. The presentation was titled, "Development of a Sustainability Culture Assessment to Inform Planning."


Has the institution submitted a case study during the previous year to a sustainability awards program that is inclusive of multiple campuses? :
Yes

A list or brief description of the awards program(s) and submission(s):

Program: AASHE Campus Sustainability Achievement Award
Submission: Cultivating the Globally Sustainable Self


Has the institution had staff, students or faculty 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):

Melissa Altman, when with the Office of Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability at James Madison University, served as chair of the VASHE Professional Network for 2015-2016. Melissa Altman served as the VASHE representative to the AASHE Advisory Council in 2016-2017.

Christie-Joy Hartman, Executive Director, Office of Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability at James Madison University, served as a STARS Technical Advisor from 2016 to 2018.


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 staff, faculty, 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?:
No

A brief description of the peer review activities:
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Has the institution participated in other collaborative efforts around sustainability during the previous year, e.g. joint planning or resource sharing with other institutions? :
Yes

A brief description of other collaborative efforts around sustainability during the previous year:

JMU hosted the VASHE Professional Network's biennial meeting in May 2016. Multiple JMU representatives participated in the Network's 2017 meeting at the University of Richmond and in the 2018 meeting at the University of Virginia. Ms. Amanda Bodle of the OESS actively participates in the VASHE Professional Network.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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