Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 49.07
Liaison Eva Rocke
Submission Date March 21, 2014
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University of Montana
PAE-20: Inter-Campus Collaboration on Sustainability

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Cherie Peacock
Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Sustainability
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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:

As part of the Sustainability Partnership of the Northern Rockies, UM hosted a workshop of sustainable food systems. Universities and colleges from around the region attended.
The Associated Students of the University of Montana (ASUM) initiated the Smart Buildings initiative in collaboration with other Montana universities to encourage energy efficiency and conservation in existing buildings.
ASUM is also working with students on other campuses to develop revolving energy loan funds.

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

Sustainability Partnership of the Northern Rockies - a network of sustainability coordinators and other representatived from higher education organized on a bioregional basis.
Montana Environmental sutdent Alliance - an overarching student group fostering collaboration across Montana on environemtnal issues.
Second Nature and the ACUPCC

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

UM offers the Green Thread Faculty Development workshop to faculty from other universities in the region.
The University also routinely shares information with other campuses about recycling and the Farm to College program. The Farm to College program has become a national leader and information in shared through webinars nationally.

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

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