Silver

STARS 2.2

Knox College

Galesburg, IL, US


Rating Score Valid Through Liaison Submitted
Silver 46.06 Feb. 22, 2024 Deborah Steinberg Dec. 18, 2020
Curriculum
20.85 / 37.00
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Credit Status Points
Academic Courses Complete 6.08 / 14.00
Learning Outcomes Complete 3.77 / 8.00
Undergraduate Program Complete 3.00 / 3.00
Graduate Program Not Applicable 0.00 /
Immersive Experience Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Sustainability Literacy Assessment Complete 2.00 / 4.00
Incentives for Developing Courses Complete 0.00 / 2.00
Campus as a Living Laboratory Complete 4.00 / 4.00
Research
5.78 / 18.00
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Credit Status Points
Research and Scholarship Complete 3.78 / 12.00
Support for Sustainability Research Complete 2.00 / 4.00
Open Access to Research Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Campus Engagement
13.45 / 21.00
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Credit Status Points
Student Educators Program Complete 1.90 / 4.00
Student Orientation Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Student Life Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Outreach Materials and Publications Complete 0.80 / 2.00
Outreach Campaign Complete 4.00 / 4.00
Assessing Sustainability Culture Complete 0.50 / 1.00
Employee Educators Program Not Pursuing 0.00 / 3.00
Employee Orientation Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Staff Professional Development and Training Complete 1.25 / 2.00
Public Engagement
7.29 / 15.00
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Credit Status Points
Community Partnerships Complete 2.00 / 3.00
Inter-Campus Collaboration Complete 2.00 / 3.00
Continuing Education Not Applicable 0.00 /
Community Service Complete 1.29 / 5.00
Participation in Public Policy Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Trademark Licensing Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Air & Climate
1.56 / 11.00
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Credit Status Points
Emissions Inventory and Disclosure Complete 1.56 / 3.00
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Not Pursuing 0.00 / 8.00
Buildings
1.56 / 8.00
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Credit Status Points
Building Design and Construction Complete 1.56 / 3.00
Building Operations and Maintenance Not Pursuing 0.00 / 5.00
Energy
3.75 / 10.00
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Credit Status Points
Building Energy Efficiency Complete 2.87 / 6.00
Clean and Renewable Energy Complete 0.88 / 4.00
Food & Dining
2.94 / 8.00
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Credit Status Points
Food and Beverage Purchasing Complete 0.94 / 6.00
Sustainable Dining Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Grounds
1.99 / 3.00
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Credit Status Points
Landscape Management Complete 0.99 / 2.00
Biodiversity Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Purchasing
0.72 / 6.00
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Credit Status Points
Sustainable Procurement Not Pursuing 0.00 / 3.00
Electronics Purchasing Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Cleaning and Janitorial Purchasing Complete 0.72 / 1.00
Office Paper Purchasing Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Transportation
4.59 / 7.00
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Credit Status Points
Campus Fleet Complete 0.31 / 1.00
Commute Modal Split Complete 3.68 / 5.00
Support for Sustainable Transportation Complete 0.60 / 1.00
Waste
3.11 / 10.00
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Credit Status Points
Waste Minimization and Diversion Complete 2.11 / 8.00
Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Hazardous Waste Management Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Water
1.72 / 6.00
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Credit Status Points
Water Use Complete 1.22 / 4.00
Rainwater Management Complete 0.50 / 2.00
Coordination & Planning
4.13 / 9.00
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Credit Status Points
Sustainability Coordination Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Sustainability Planning Complete 2.00 / 4.00
Inclusive and Participatory Governance Complete 1.13 / 3.00
Reporting Assurance Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Diversity & Affordability
6.64 / 10.00
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Credit Status Points
Diversity and Equity Coordination Complete 1.56 / 2.00
Assessing Diversity and Equity Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Support for Underrepresented Groups Complete 2.50 / 3.00
Affordability and Access Complete 2.58 / 4.00
Investment & Finance
2.00 / 6.00
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Credit Status Points
Committee on Investor Responsibility Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Sustainable Investment Complete 0.00 / 3.00
Investment Disclosure Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Wellbeing & Work
2.03 / 7.00
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Credit Status Points
Employee Compensation Complete 0.37 / 3.00
Assessing Employee Satisfaction Complete 0.65 / 1.00
Wellness Program Complete 0.75 / 1.00
Workplace Health and Safety Complete 0.26 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Bicycle Friendly University Complete 0.00 / 0.50
Campus Pride Index Complete 0.00 / 0.50
Dining Services Certification Complete 0.50 / 0.50
Food Bank Complete 0.50 / 0.50
Single-Use Plastic Ban Complete 0.50 / 0.50
Sustainability Projects Fund Complete 0.50 / 0.50
Textbook Affordability Complete 0.25 / 0.50

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