Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 47.51
Liaison Chris Frantsvog
Submission Date May 1, 2014
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STARS v2.0

Luther College
EN-10: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Maren Stumme-Diers
Assistant Sustainability Coordinator
Environmental Studies
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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:
Luther is a founding member of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education and actively works to maintain the organization's web presence. In November 2013 Luther hosted a UMACS conference, which drew in over 200 participants from over 40 institutions in the region.

As a member of the Associated Colleges of the Midwest (ACM), Luther has hosted a faculty-development workshop focused on integrating sustainability into the curriculum.

Luther regularly hosts groups from other colleges/universities and organizations to consult about renewable energy, local food procurement and education.

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:
*Upper Midwest Association for Campus Sustainability
*College and University Sustainability Roundtable
*Associated Colleges of the Midwest
*AASHE
*ACUPCC

A brief summary of additional ways the institution collaborates with other campuses to advance sustainability :
Luther is part of a group of Iowa universities and colleges that meet once or twice a year to share ideas and experience related to sustainability - the group is referred to as College and University Sustainability Roundtable.

Luther is also participating in the national energy competition "Campus Conservation Nationals" which engages many campuses across the country. (www.luther.edu/sustainability/events_news/events/energycompetition/).

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