Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.84
Liaison Kalyna Procyk
Submission Date June 6, 2018
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Muhlenberg College
IC-1: Institutional Boundary

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete N/A Kalyna Procyk
Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Campus Sustainability
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Institution type: Associate (i.e., short-cycle), Baccalaureate, Doctoral/Research, or Master's:

Institutional control (Public, Private for-profit, or Private non-profit):
Private non-profit

A brief description of the institution’s main campus and other aspects of the institutional boundary used to complete this report:

Muhlenberg's current 82-acre campus is located in a residential neighborhood in Allentown's West End.
In 1988, the college opened the Harry C. Trexler library, named for local industrialist Harry Clay Trexler. The library houses over 233,000 volumes and 360,000 microforms on-campus, and has access to over 1.75 million books via interlibrary loan. It serves as a Federal Depository Library.
In 2006, a new science building and an additional residence hall were completed.
In addition to the main campus, Muhlenberg maintains the 64-acre Lee and Virginia Graver Arboretum approximately 25 miles away in Bushkill Township, and Raker Wildlife Preserve, a 38-acre wildlife sanctuary 15 miles away in Germansville.
In 2010, Muhlenberg College expanded their Seegers Student Union, which included expanded dining facilities.

Which of the following features are present on campus and which are included within the institutional boundary?:
Present? Included?
Agricultural school No No
Medical school No No
Other professional school with labs and clinics (e.g. dental, nursing, pharmacy, public health, veterinary) No No
Satellite campus No No
Farm larger than 5 acres or 2 hectares No No
Agricultural experiment station larger than 5 acres or 2 hectares No No
Hospital No No

The rationale for excluding any features that are present from the institutional boundary:

Additional documentation to support the submission :

The 2016-2017 Source Book was used to complete this credit; this source book includes the most recent data available online, but most of the data within the STARS Report is also from this period since it was calculated based on the fiscal year(July 1, 2016-June 30,2017

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