Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.26
Liaison Jennifer deHart
Submission Date March 22, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Unity College
EN-11: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.50 / 3.00 Stacey Hachey
Administrative Assistant
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):

Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), Second Nature, Intentional Endowments Network (IEN), Sustainable Endowments Institute (SEI - Green Billion Challenge), Post Landfill Action Network (PLAN)


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):

Green Campus Consortium of Maine (GCCM), Farm to Table New England (FINE), Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA)


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):

2017 AASHE Conference: "Accelerating Sustainability Integration" - the Unity College CSO assembled a panel presentation exploring the position of sustainability in senior leadership circles in higher ed. 2018 NACUBO conference: Unity College submitted a poster detailing the College's landfill diversion efforts involving organics recycling.


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):

CSO Jennifer deHart began a term on the AASHE Advisory Council in 2016. President Khoury serves on the Maine Climate Table.


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:

A formal mentorship relationship between Unity College and Bellevue College was established in 2017-2018 via the AASHE mentorship program. Professionals met in person and by video call throughout the year; Unity College provided advice and direction on program implementation and working with multiple constituencies.


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? :
No

A brief description of other collaborative efforts around sustainability during the previous year:
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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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