Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 48.03
Liaison David Tedder
Submission Date Feb. 3, 2012
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University of Kentucky
PAE-20: Inter-Campus Collaboration on Sustainability

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Shane Tedder Tedder
Sustainability Coordinator
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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:

Multiple departments and programs at UK regularly participate in conferences, presentations, and resource sharing for the benefit of the broader campus sustainability community.

We regularly present at the annual AASHE conference, the Campus Community Partnerships for Sustainability Conference, as well as other regional conferences. Topics that members of the University of Kentucky community regularly present on include: Sustainable Manufacturing, Sustainable Agriculture, Sustainable Design and Constuction, Bicycle Sharing Programs, and many energy related topics.

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

KY Campus Community Partnerships for Sustainability
Sustainable Agriculture Education Association

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

Earlier this year our College of Agriculture partnered with VA Tech College of Agriculture to co-host the 4th Annual Sustainability Agriculture Education Association Conference.

The Political Ecology Working Group hosts an annual conference focusing on Dimensions of Political Ecology and this conference has a strong focus on sustainability.

Many of our faculty and staff regularly consult and collaborate with other colleges and universities on sustainability related projects.

A very diverse interdisciplinary team led UK's participation in the 2009 USDOE Solar Decathlon.

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

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