Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 36.89
Liaison Kevin Crosby
Submission Date Feb. 15, 2012
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Taylor University
PAE-20: Inter-Campus Collaboration on Sustainability

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Kevin Crosby
Coordinator of Stewardship & Sustainability
Facilities Services
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Does the institution collaborate with other colleges and universities to support and help build the campus sustainability community?:

A brief summary of papers, guides, presentations, and other resources the institution has developed to share their sustainability experience with other institutions:

Facilities Service Director Greg Eley gave a presentation titled "Stewardship and Sustainability at Taylor University: Integrating conservation into Faith" at a meeting including facilities and sustainability staff from Taylor, Purdue, and Indiana Universities in September, 2009.

Sustainability Coordinator Kevin Crosby will present a paper titled "Assessing Assessment: Comparing a tailored Sustainability Assessment to AASHE STARS" at the Greening of the Campus conference at Ball State University in March, 2012.

Taylor is active with the Center for Environmental Leadership developing tools to support sustainability/creation care initiatives at Christian colleges.

Taylor contributed information to two "Green Awakenings" reports focused on campus sustainability at Christian colleges. They were produced by Renewal in 2010 and 2011.

The names of local, state, regional, national, and other campus sustainability organizations or consortia in which the institution participates and/or is a member:

Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher education (AASHE)
Indiana Green Campus Network
US Green Building Council (USGBC)
Renewal: Students Caring for Creation
Center for Environmental Leadership
College and University Recycling Coalition (CURC)
Restoring Eden

A brief summary of additional ways the institution collaborates with other campuses to advance sustainability :

Taylor has worked with various companies and non-profits to provide information about its wind turbines and specific wind data from them and and ongoing wind studies.

Taylor's Facilities Services Director and Sustainability Coordinator participated in a Sodexo region summit on sustainability at Western Kentucky University.

The website URL where information about cross-campus collaboration is available:
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