|Submission Date||Jan. 20, 2021|
EN-11: Inter-Campus Collaboration
|1.50 / 3.00||
Is the institution currently a member of a national or international higher education sustainability network?:
The name of the national or international sustainability network(s):
Kenyon is a member of Planet Forward Consortium and hosts online conferences with Planet Forward throughout the year.
We are also AASHE members and signatories of Second Nature's Carbon Commitment.
Does the institution actively participate in a regional, state/provincial, or local higher education sustainability network?:
The name of the regional, state/provincial or local sustainability network(s):
Ohio College and University Sustainability Professionals Network
Has the institution presented at a higher education sustainability conference during the previous year?:
A list or brief description of the conference(s) and presentation(s):
Student interns at Kenyon's Office of Green Initiatives presented about Kenyon's sustainability work at the Midwest Student Coalition for Climate Action (who have since changed their title to IntersectECO: https://www.intersectthemovement.org/) spring conference at Denison University in 2017 and 2018.
Student interns at Kenyon's Office of Green Initiatives hosted the IntersectECO spring conference on April 13th, 2019, with approx. 160 attendants from different colleges. Hosting speakers and workshops on intersectional environmental justice. We were planning on hosting this event on April 11th 2020 but was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Has the institution submitted a case study during the previous year to an external higher education sustainability resource center or awards program?:
A list or brief description of the sustainability resource center or awards program and submission(s):
Has the institution had employees or students serving on a board or committee of a sustainability network or conference during the previous three years?:
A list or brief description of the board or committee appointment(s):
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?:
A brief description of the mentoring relationship and activities:
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?:
A brief description of the peer review activities:
A brief description of other inter-campus collaborative efforts around sustainability during the previous year :
The Office of Green Initiatives has been in frequent communication with similar offices at Denison University, Oberlin College, Wooster, and Ohio Wesleyan University sharing information and resources with each other.
Website URL where information about the institution’s inter-campus collaborations is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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 and complete the Data Inquiry Form.