|Submission Date||March 15, 2018|
IC-1: Institutional Boundary
Dean of Strategic Planning
Institution type: Associate (i.e., short-cycle), Baccalaureate, Doctoral/Research, or Master's:
Institutional control (Public, Private for-profit, or 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?:
|Other professional school with labs and clinics (e.g. dental, nursing, pharmacy, public health, veterinary)||No||No|
|Farm larger than 5 acres or 2 hectares||Yes||No|
|Agricultural experiment station larger than 5 acres or 2 hectares||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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