Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.39
Liaison Brian Liechti
Submission Date March 4, 2020

STARS v2.2

Warren Wilson College
AC-1: Academic Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 14.00 / 14.00 Margo Flood
Sustainability Project Coordinator
Finance and Administration
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Figures required to calculate the percentage of courses offered by the institution that are sustainability course offerings:
Undergraduate Graduate
Total number of courses offered by the institution 317 0
Number of sustainability-focused courses offered 39 0
Number of sustainability-inclusive courses offered 62 0

Percentage of courses that are sustainability course offerings:
31.86

Total number of academic departments that offer courses:
17

Number of academic departments with sustainability course offerings:
16

Percentage of academic departments with sustainability course offerings:
94.12

A copy of the institution’s inventory of its sustainability course offerings and descriptions:
Do the figures reported above cover one, two, or three academic years?:
One

A brief description of the methodology used to complete the course inventory :

The Registrar prepared the list of all courses taught in 2018-2019. Duplicates, internships, practicums, physical education courses and independent study courses were eliminated. All faculty received the AASHE STARS faculty survey form. Division Chairs and Academic Affairs administrators participated in reviewing the data. Faculty understood AASHE's definition of sustainability and for courses on this list, content was verified for either sustainability-focused or sustainability-inclusive content. Division Chairs reviewed the inventory, and for back- up verification, the previous STARS liaison's (a faculty member) submitted course list for 2015 was cross-referenced. In addition, in response to the STARS review, the STARS liaison cross-referenced with each course syllabus for all listed courses.See internal notes for further detail


How were courses with multiple offerings or sections counted for the figures reported above?:
Each course was counted as a single course regardless of the number of offerings or sections

A brief description of how courses with multiple offerings or sections were counted:
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Website URL where information about the sustainability course offerings is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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The Registrar's Office provided the course list for 2018-2019 and approves of the count. Additional data was gathered from the following: STARS faculty survey; Division Chairs review and vetting of courses for sustainability content; Academic Affairs review and approval. Based on input from the STARS review team, the STARS liaison cross-checked all courses with their syllabi. See internal notes for further details.

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.