|Submission Date||Oct. 28, 2019|
Trinity College (CT)
EN-6: Assessing Sustainability Culture
|0.25 / 1.00||
Does the institution conduct an assessment of sustainability culture (i.e. the assessment focuses on sustainability values, behaviors and beliefs, and may also address awareness of campus sustainability initiatives)?:
Which of the following best describes the cultural assessment? The assessment is administered to::
Which of the following best describes the structure of the cultural assessment? The assessment is administered::
A brief description of how and when the cultural assessment(s) were developed and/or adopted:
By the Student Government Association Sustainability Committee during the fall of 2018.
A copy or sample of the questions related to sustainability culture:
A sample of the questions related to sustainability culture or the website URL where the assessment tool is available:
A brief description of how representative samples were reached (if applicable) and how the cultural assessment is administered:
The survey was sent around via email and through various clubs.
A brief summary of results from the cultural assessment, including a description of any measurable changes over time:
Students responded that they saw themselves as somewhat sustainable and that sustainability was important to them and that they believe Trinity is not a sustainable school. Students generally wanted to see food systems and recycling programs improved on campus. In addition, A lot of answers discussed increasing education so student-driven initiatives can be more successful, several people just wanted to emphasize how Trinity was bad at energy use, in addition to a request more water fountains.
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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