Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 53.78
Liaison Lisa Mitten
Submission Date March 8, 2018
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STARS v2.1

State University of New York at New Paltz
EN-11: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Lisa Mitten
Campus Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Campus Sustainability
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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
Second Nature


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


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):

Sculpture professor Emily Puthoff presented on Why Artists are Important to Sustainability at the State of New York Sustainability Conference at SUNY Cortland in the fall of 2017. Lisa Mitten presented on the Sustainability Ambassadors program at the Smart and Sustainable Campus Communities conference at University of Maryland in the spring of 2017.


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):

The SUNY Sustainability Conference at the University of Stony Brook, November 2015
The State of New York Sustainability Conference at SUNY New Paltz, November 2016
The State of New York Sustainability Conference at SUNY Cortland, November 2017


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?:
Yes

A brief description of the peer review activities:

Campus Sustainability Coordinator Lisa Mitten peer reviewed SUNY Albany's STARS assessment in the winter of 2015-16.


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:

Lisa Mitten is working with sustainability officers across the SUNY System to develop a proposal to the new Chancellor of the SUNY System to adopt the UN Sustainable Development Goals as an organizing framework for sustainability.


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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