Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 66.33
Liaison Brad Spanbauer
Submission Date Jan. 29, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
EN-11: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Brian Kermath
Sustainability Director
Sustainability Office
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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 (previously the American College and Universities Presidents Climate Commitment)
-American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE)
-The National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO)


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):

-UW System Sustainability Officers
-Northeast Wisconsin Educational Resource Alliance (NEW ERA) (Sustainability Working Group)


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):

-Brian Kermath, Presented at the Annual Meeting of AASHE in Minneapolis in Nov 2015 on the history of the biogas systems at UW Oshkosh
-Brian Kermath, Presented at the Annual Meeting of the UW System Sustainability Officers Conference in Platteville, WI in Nov 2016 on 1) Policy Challenges for sustainability progress and 2) Implementing Sustainability across the Curriculum


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):

Brian Kermath served on the planning committees for the UW System sustainability Officers Conferences in 2014 and 2016


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:

Brian Kermath hosted the Sustainability Manager from Beloit College and will now will serve as the keynote speaker at a regional sustainability conference that Beloit College will host March 31 and April 1, 2017.


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? :
Yes

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

Planning for a financial PPA with several UW campuses including UW Milwaukee, UW Platteville, and UW Stevens Point.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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