Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 67.00
Liaison Micah Kenfield
Submission Date March 15, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Vassar College
IC-1: Institutional Boundary

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete N/A Alistair Hall
Sustainability Assistant
Dean of Strategic Planning
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Institution type: Associate (i.e., short-cycle), Baccalaureate, Doctoral/Research, or Master's:
Baccalaureate

Institutional control (Public, Private for-profit, or Private non-profit):
Private non-profit

A brief description of the institution’s main campus and other aspects of the institutional boundary used to complete this report:

The Vassar College campus is located in the Town of Poughkeepsie, New York. The Main campus is 500 acres and an Ecological preserve is an additional 500 acres. College-owned apartments and houses that serve as employee housing are also included in the operational boundaries of this report.


Which of the following features are present on campus and which are included within the institutional boundary?:
Present? Included?
Agricultural school No No
Medical school No No
Other professional school with labs and clinics (e.g. dental, nursing, pharmacy, public health, veterinary) No No
Satellite campus No No
Farm larger than 5 acres or 2 hectares Yes No
Agricultural experiment station larger than 5 acres or 2 hectares No No
Hospital No No

The rationale for excluding any features that are present from the institutional boundary:

The Poughkeepsie Farm Project long-term leases 20 acres from the college on the Vassar Ecological Preserve. While the farm is on Vassar land the farm's operations are not included in this Report.


Additional documentation to support the submission :
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