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

STARS v2.2

Warren Wilson College
EN-14: Participation in Public Policy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.67 / 2.00 Margo Flood
Sustainability Project Coordinator
Finance and Administration
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Does the institution advocate for public policies that support campus sustainability or that otherwise advance sustainability at the municipal/local level?:
No

A brief description of how the institution engages in public policy advocacy for sustainability at the municipal/local level:

Neither Warren Wilson as an institution, nor institutionally sanctioned representatives from the College, engage in advocacy for changes in public policy at any level. We do, however, support national initiatives that may lead to policy changes and encourage our activist community to engage responsibly with policy initiatives as a valuable citizenship practice.


Does the institution advocate for public policies that support campus sustainability or that otherwise advance sustainability at the state/provincial/regional level?:
No

A brief description of how the institution engages in public policy advocacy for sustainability at the state/provincial/regional level:

Neither Warren Wilson as an institution, nor institutionally sanctioned representatives from the College, engage in advocacy for changes in public policy at any level. We do, however, support state initiatives that may lead to policy changes and encourage our activist community to engage responsibly with policy initiatives as a valuable citizenship practice.


Does the institution advocate for public policies that support campus sustainability or that otherwise advance sustainability at the national level?:
Yes

A brief description of how the institution engages in public policy advocacy for sustainability at the national level:

Neither Warren Wilson as an institution, nor institutionally sanctioned representatives from the College, engage in advocacy for changes in public policy at any level. We do, however, support national initiatives that may lead to policy changes and encourage our activist community to engage responsibly with policy initiatives as a valuable citizenship practice.

Warren Wilson's President Lynn Morton has signed a letter in support of DACA rights through the President's Alliance on Immigration.

She has also signed the declaration "We Are Still In"- a diverse coalition in pursuit of climate action.

President Morton was the first college president in North Carolina to sign the Higher Education Carbon Pricing Endorsement Initiative.


Does the institution advocate for public policies that support campus sustainability or that otherwise advance sustainability at the international level?:
No

A brief description of how the institution engages in public policy advocacy for sustainability at the international level:
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A brief description of other political positions the institution has taken during the previous three years (if applicable):
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A brief description of political donations the institution made during the previous three years (if applicable):
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Website URL where information about the institution’s sustainability advocacy efforts is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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The data for this report was gathered from administrators at the College.

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