Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 66.99
Liaison Megan Butler
Submission Date July 18, 2014
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Macalester College
EN-10: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Suzanne Savanick Hansen
Sustainability Manager
Macalester Sustainbility Office
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Does the institution collaborate with other colleges and universities to support and help build the campus sustainability community?:

A brief summary of papers, guides, presentations, and other resources the institution has developed to share their sustainability experience with other institutions:

The Sustainability Manager has been actively working with other higher education institutions to advance sustainability. She is a steering committee member of the Upper Midwest Assoc for Campus Sustainability (UMACS) and co-organized the annual conference in 2013 and led three workshop sessions. In addition, she has presented conference papers on campus sustainability to the The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education and the World Symposium on Sustainable Development at Universities.

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 Assoc for Campus Sustainability (UMACS)

Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)

A brief summary of additional ways the institution collaborates with other campuses to advance sustainability :

Macalester College has been a leader in campus sustainability. The Sustainability Manager regularly presents at regional and national sustainability conferences and is a regular speaker at campus sustainability events at other schools.

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