Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 47.61
Liaison Karen Marin-Hines
Submission Date March 3, 2023

STARS v2.2

Texas Tech University
EN-11: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 3.00 Jessica Bunyard
Analyst
BIMAR
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Is the institution currently a member of a national or international higher education sustainability network?:
Yes

The name of the national or international sustainability network(s):
Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education and State of Texas Recycling Alliance

Does the institution actively participate in a regional, state/provincial, or local higher education sustainability network?:
Yes

The name of the regional, state/provincial or local sustainability network(s):
Texas Regional Alliance for Campus Sustainability State of Texas Alliance for Recycling (STAR)

Has the institution presented at a higher education sustainability conference during the previous year?:
Yes

A list or brief description of the conference(s) and presentation(s):
The Office of Sustainability presented during the TRACS session at the 2022 GCSHE. The Office of Sustainability gave a presentation on the outreach efforts to improve campus sustainability by hosting a Recycling Trade. The presentation included plans for future outreach.

Has the institution submitted a case study during the previous year to an external higher education sustainability resource center or awards program?:
No

A list or brief description of the sustainability resource center or awards program and submission(s):
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Has the institution had employees or students serving on a board or committee of a sustainability network or conference during the previous three years?:
No

A list or brief description of the board or committee appointment(s):
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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?:
Yes

A brief description of the mentoring relationship and activities:
Facilities Systems consulted with the University of Arizona. Discussed how TTU has implemented eSight on campus and the reasoning behind selecting eSight. eSight is an energy management system, and the University of Arizona was considering implementing eSight. Facilities Systems participates in a eSight User group with schools in the US and Canada. The user group discusses uses of eSight to monitor campus energy use and provides tips for other schools.

Has the institution had employees or students serving as peer reviewers of another institution’s sustainability data and/or STARS submission during the previous three years?:
No

A brief description of the peer review activities:
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A brief description of other inter-campus collaborative efforts around sustainability during the previous year :
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Website URL where information about the institution’s inter-campus collaborations is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
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