Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 46.96
Liaison Jacob Saffert
Submission Date Aug. 1, 2011
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STARS v1.0

Saint John's University
ER-13: Sustainability Literacy Assessment

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Ben Roske
Intern
SJU Office Sustainability
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Has the institution conducted a sustainability literacy assessment?:
Yes

Did the assessment include a baseline evaluation of students and then a follow-up evaluation of the same cohort?:
Yes

A copy of the questions included in the sustainability literacy assessment:
A copy of the questions included in the sustainability literacy assessment :
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A brief description of how the assessment was developed:

The Office of Sustainability developed a survey using other surveys from other institutions as a reference. They specialized the survey for the needs of our institution.


A brief description of how the assessment was administered:

The survey was administered electronically via an e-mail sent to all students through the President's Office in the fall of 2010 and a second survey was sent out in the spring of 2011 to determine how perceptions of sustainability had changed over the Year of Sustainability.


A brief summary of results from the assessment:

A majority of respondents found it important that CSB/SJU become a leader in sustainability and the environment. Slightly less than half of the student respondents attended a Year of Sustainability event. 91% of student respondents used the Link as their primary of mode of transport between campuses. A large majority of respondents expected to learn more about sustainability while at CSB/SJU. The Year of Sustainability brought a substantial increase in the awareness of the Offices of Sustainability on campus.


The website URL where information about the literacy assessment is available:
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