Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 40.09
Liaison Allison Jenks
Submission Date March 5, 2021

STARS v2.2

New Mexico State University
EN-11: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 3.00 Allison Jenks
Facilities Sustainability Manager
Facilities and Services
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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):

1. Climate Leadership Commitment (ACUPCC)

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):

1. DAPPA - Desert APPA (Association of Physical Plant Administrators) was formed so higher education institutions in the desert area could share information on the challenges of maintaining an institution in a desert environment. Members include New Mexico State University, University of Texas El Paso, El Paso Community College, Doña Ana Community College, and New Mexico Technical College.

2. LCGCC - Las Cruces Green Chamber of Commerce

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):

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):

NMSU has staff representation on two Mesilla Valley MPO (Metropolitan Planning Organization) committees; the BPAC (Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee) and the TAC (Technical Advisory Committee). The BPAC provides input to the MPO Policy Committee regarding bicycle and pedestrian planning processes and facilities within the PO, including how they can be improved and expanded to serve residents better. The TAC provides planning and engineering input to the Policy Committee regarding transportation projects and their potential impact within the region.

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:

The NMSU Sustainability Office works with the Sustainability Office at Central New Mexico Community College along with the sustainability efforts at University of New Mexico. Additionally the NMSU Sustainability Office using AASHE and other networking tools to connect with other higher education sustainability professionals when appropriate.

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 :

Website URL where information about the institution’s inter-campus collaborations is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

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