Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 28.41
Liaison Katharine Glenn
Submission Date March 7, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Paul Smith's College of Arts & Sciences
PA-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Katharine Glenn
Sustainability Coordinator
Center for Campus Sustainability
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Does the institution have at least one sustainability committee?:
No

The charter or mission statement of the committee(s) or a brief description of each committee's purview and activities:
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Does the institution have at least one sustainability office that includes more than 1 full-time equivalent (FTE) employee?:
No

A brief description of each sustainability office:
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Full-time equivalent (FTE) of people employed in the sustainability office(s):
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Does the institution have at least one sustainability officer?:
Yes

Name and title of each sustainability officer:
Katharine Glenn, Lecturer and Sustainability Coordinator

Does the institution have a mechanism for broad sustainability coordination for the entire institution (e.g. a campus-wide committee or an officer/office responsible for the entire campus)?:
Yes

A brief description of the activities and substantive accomplishments of the institution-wide coordinating body or officer during the previous three years:

Over the past three years, under the oversight of our Lecturer and part time Sustainability Coordinator the Paul Smith's College has completed a variety of projects related to energy conservation/green house gas emissions reductions measures, sustainability programming, Green House Gas Emissions tracking and reporting. Also the implementation of waste conservation initiatives (recycling and composting), establishment of sustainability website and social media sites, implementation and management of Sustainability Grant Program and oversight of implementation of funded projects.
Other achievements include coordinating institutional sponsoring of regional sustainability conferences and events, and partnership on coordination of sustainability speaker series with area colleges and universities. Oversight and management of community garden operations and completed farm to table dining hall local food purchasing inventory.
Our Sustainability Coordinator also provided oversight and mentorship to anywhere from 3-5 student employees. Employees worked on the various projects listed above and often attended and presented at the regional Adirondack Youth Climate Summit at The Wild Center.


Job title of the sustainability officer position:
Lecturer and Sustainability Coordinator

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