Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Jacob Saffert
Submission Date Feb. 4, 2015
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Saint John's University
AC-6: Sustainability Literacy Assessment

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Jacob Saffert
Sustainability Fellow
Office of Sustainability
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The percentage of students assessed for sustainability literacy (directly or by representative sample) and for whom a follow-up assessment is conducted:
100

The percentage of students assessed for sustainability literacy (directly or by representative sample) without a follow-up assessment:
0

A copy of the questions included in the sustainability literacy assessment(s):
The questions included in the sustainability literacy assessment(s) :
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A brief description of how the assessment(s) were 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(s) were administered:

Our institution gives all incoming Freshman and Senior students during their time in college. The Freshman do the survey in the beginning of their year and the seniors do the survey before they graduate. This was we can analyze the trends in the students through
their academic years.


A brief summary of results from the assessment(s):

The most recent results will be analyzed once the survey is conducted later this year.

A survey conducted before and after the CSB/SJU Year of Sustainability (Fall 2010-Spring 2011) gave these results. 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(s) is available:
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