Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 58.26
Liaison Alexi Lamm
Submission Date Oct. 10, 2022

STARS v2.2

Utah State University
EN-11: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.50 / 3.00 Alexi Lamm
Sustainability Coordinator
Facilities
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Is the institution currently a member of a national or international higher education sustainability network?:
Yes

The name of the national or international sustainability network(s):

AASHE


Does the institution actively participate in a regional, state/provincial, or local higher education sustainability network?:
Yes

The name of the regional, state/provincial or local sustainability network(s):

USU has local representation on the Cache Clean Air Consortium, Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee, and Renewable Energy Conservation Advisory Board


Has the institution presented at a higher education sustainability conference during the previous year?:
Yes

A list or brief description of the conference(s) and presentation(s):

Weber State University hosts the Intermountain Sustainability Summit. USU faculty and staff regularly present there. In 2022, Rob Davies was a keynote speaker. Roslynn McCann led a Permaculture Design and Climate Resiliency Workshop, and Darren McAvoy spoke about Mass Timber Buildings: Products, Carbon Footprint and Forest Sustainability.


Has the institution submitted a case study during the previous year to an external higher education sustainability resource center or awards program?:
No

A list or brief description of the sustainability resource center or awards program and submission(s):
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Has the institution had employees or students 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):

Professor Roslynn McCann is a planning member of the National Extension Climate Initiative.


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?:
No

A brief description of the mentoring relationship and activities:
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Has the institution had employees or students serving as peer reviewers of another institution’s sustainability data and/or STARS submission during the previous three years?:
Yes

A brief description of the peer review activities:

USU, Weber State University, and the University of Utah serve as peer reviewers for each other's STARS submissions.


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

USU exchanges resources with several other institutions, including climate action information with Montana State University and recycling and composting information with the University of Utah.


Website URL where information about the institution’s inter-campus collaborations is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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