Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 63.76
Liaison Levi Rogers
Submission Date March 10, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Skidmore College
EN-11: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.50 / 3.00 Levi Rogers
Sustainability Coordinator
Sustainability Office
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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):

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education


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):

- New York Coalition for Sustainability in Higher Education (NYCSHE)
- Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) Campus Challenge
- New York Six Liberal Arts Consortium (NY6)
- Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences (AESS)


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):

State of New York Sustainability Conference. The Campus Sustainability Coordinator presented on sustainable food efforts at Skidmore.


Has the institution submitted a case study during the previous year to a sustainability awards program that is inclusive of multiple campuses? :
No

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

Faculty and staff serve on the board or in leadership roles of a number of sustainability-focused groups, including:

- Complete Streets
- Saratoga Greenbelt Trail Committee
- Saratoga Springs Climate Smart Community Task Force
- Sustainable Saratoga


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?:
No

A brief description of the mentoring relationship and activities:
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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?:
No

A brief description of the peer review activities:
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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:

The New York Coalition for Sustainability in Higher Education holds an annual meeting to discuss current activities and encourage collaborative efforts among coalition members. Skidmore College hosted the 2016 meeting.

The sustainability coordinators of the New York Six Consortium typically meet twice a year to discuss ongoing efforts and identify collaborative opportunities.


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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