Gold

STARS 2.2

Vassar College

Poughkeepsie, NY, US


Rating Score Valid Through Liaison Submitted
Gold 69.13 March 28, 2024 Micah Kenfield March 4, 2021
Curriculum
30.83 / 37.00
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Credit Status Points
Academic Courses Complete 13.77 / 14.00
Learning Outcomes Complete 4.06 / 8.00
Undergraduate Program Complete 3.00 / 3.00
Graduate Program Not Applicable 0.00 /
Immersive Experience Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Sustainability Literacy Assessment Complete 2.00 / 4.00
Incentives for Developing Courses Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Campus as a Living Laboratory Complete 4.00 / 4.00
Research
15.35 / 18.00
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Credit Status Points
Research and Scholarship Complete 11.02 / 12.00
Support for Sustainability Research Complete 3.00 / 4.00
Open Access to Research Complete 1.33 / 2.00
Campus Engagement
16.76 / 21.00
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Credit Status Points
Student Educators Program Complete 3.73 / 4.00
Student Orientation Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Student Life Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Outreach Materials and Publications Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Outreach Campaign Complete 4.00 / 4.00
Assessing Sustainability Culture Complete 0.50 / 1.00
Employee Educators Program Complete 0.28 / 3.00
Employee Orientation Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Staff Professional Development and Training Complete 1.25 / 2.00
Public Engagement
12.78 / 15.00
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Credit Status Points
Community Partnerships Complete 3.00 / 3.00
Inter-Campus Collaboration Complete 2.50 / 3.00
Continuing Education Not Applicable 0.00 /
Community Service Complete 3.28 / 5.00
Participation in Public Policy Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Trademark Licensing Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Air & Climate
6.96 / 11.00
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Credit Status Points
Emissions Inventory and Disclosure Complete 2.29 / 3.00
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Complete 4.67 / 8.00
Buildings
2.61 / 8.00
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Credit Status Points
Building Design and Construction Complete 1.61 / 3.00
Building Operations and Maintenance Complete 1.00 / 5.00
Energy
3.00 / 10.00
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Credit Status Points
Building Energy Efficiency Complete 3.00 / 6.00
Clean and Renewable Energy Not Pursuing 0.00 / 4.00
Food & Dining
2.00 / 8.00
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Credit Status Points
Food and Beverage Purchasing Not Pursuing 0.00 / 6.00
Sustainable Dining Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Grounds
3.87 / 4.00
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Credit Status Points
Landscape Management Complete 1.87 / 2.00
Biodiversity Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Purchasing
2.50 / 6.00
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Credit Status Points
Sustainable Procurement Complete 2.50 / 3.00
Electronics Purchasing Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Cleaning and Janitorial Purchasing Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Office Paper Purchasing Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Transportation
5.20 / 7.00
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Credit Status Points
Campus Fleet Complete 0.04 / 1.00
Commute Modal Split Complete 4.16 / 5.00
Support for Sustainable Transportation Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Waste
1.67 / 9.00
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Credit Status Points
Waste Minimization and Diversion Complete 0.67 / 8.00
Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion Not Applicable 0.00 /
Hazardous Waste Management Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Water
2.00 / 7.00
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Credit Status Points
Water Use Not Pursuing 0.00 / 5.00
Rainwater Management Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Coordination & Planning
7.75 / 9.00
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Credit Status Points
Sustainability Coordination Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Sustainability Planning Complete 4.00 / 4.00
Inclusive and Participatory Governance Complete 2.75 / 3.00
Reporting Assurance Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Diversity & Affordability
8.89 / 10.00
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Credit Status Points
Diversity and Equity Coordination Complete 1.89 / 2.00
Assessing Diversity and Equity Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Support for Underrepresented Groups Complete 3.00 / 3.00
Affordability and Access Complete 3.00 / 4.00
Investment & Finance
3.67 / 8.00
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Credit Status Points
Committee on Investor Responsibility Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Sustainable Investment Complete 1.67 / 5.00
Investment Disclosure Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Wellbeing & Work
1.66 / 7.00
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Credit Status Points
Employee Compensation Not Pursuing 0.00 / 3.00
Assessing Employee Satisfaction Complete 0.66 / 1.00
Wellness Program Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Workplace Health and Safety Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Community Garden Complete 0.50 / 0.50
Grounds Certification Complete 0.50 / 0.50
Single-Use Plastic Ban Complete 0.50 / 0.50
Sustainability Projects Fund Complete 0.50 / 0.50
Textbook Affordability Complete 0.25 / 0.50
Voter Education and Support Complete 0.50 / 0.50
Innovation A Complete 0.50 / 0.50
Innovation B Complete 0.50 / 0.50

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