Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 57.55
Liaison Michelle Larkins
Submission Date Dec. 20, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Pacific University
EN-11: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Michelle Larkins
Director of the CSS
Center for a Sustainable Society
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Is the institution an active member of a national or international sustainability network?:
Yes

The name of the national or international sustainability network(s):

AASHE


Is the institution an active member of a regional, state/provincial or local sustainability network?:
Yes

The name of the regional, state/provincial or local sustainability network(s):

Washington & Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference


Has the institution presented at a sustainability conference during the previous year? :
Yes

A list or brief description of the conference(s) and presentation(s):

Larkins, M., 2018. “Pedagogies of Sustainability: Integrating Justice, Addressing Environmental Privilege” Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C. June.
Rodriguez, N. and Larkins. M. 2018. “Chief Diversity Officers: Collaborative Leadership to Align Sustainability Programming with Diverse Communities”. Washington and Oregon Higher Education in Sustainability Conference, Portland, Oregon. February.


Has the institution submitted a case study during the previous year to a sustainability awards program that is inclusive of multiple campuses? :
Yes

A list or brief description of the awards program(s) and submission(s):

2018 Washington County Green Business Leader Award


Has the institution had staff, students or faculty serving on a board or committee of a sustainability network or conference during the previous three years? :
Yes

A list or brief description of the board or committee appointment(s):

Forest Grove Sustainability Commission: faculty and students
Food Rescue Alliance: Faculty
Fernhill Wetlands Advisory Group: Faculty


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?:
Yes

A brief description of the mentoring relationship and activities:

Mentor/mentee relationship with Green Mountain College


Has the institution had staff, faculty, or students serving as peer reviewers of another institution’s sustainability data (e.g. GHG emissions or course inventory) and/or STARS submission during the previous three years?:
Yes

A brief description of the peer review activities:

CSS Director Michelle Larkins peer to peer network for PNW region


Has the institution participated in other collaborative efforts around sustainability during the previous year, e.g. joint planning or resource sharing with other institutions? :
Yes

A brief description of other collaborative efforts around sustainability during the previous year:

We started a institutional food review board for other colleges who are working on hyper local policies in 2018 .


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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