Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 48.92
Liaison Leslie North
Submission Date Aug. 15, 2012
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Western Kentucky University
PAE-20: Inter-Campus Collaboration on Sustainability

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Vincent Santoro
Graduate Assistant
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution collaborate with other colleges and universities to support and help build the campus sustainability community?:

A brief summary of papers, guides, presentations, and other resources the institution has developed to share their sustainability experience with other institutions:

WKU publishes an annual Sustainability Report, maintains the university's sustainability website, and the Sustainability Coordinator and faculty members present at national and regional conferences.
WKU representatives attend regional Sustainability Leadership workshops hosted at KY Higher Education institutions, during which we share best practices.

The names of local, state, regional, national, and other campus sustainability organizations or consortia in which the institution participates and/or is a member:

AASHE, U.S. Green Building Council

A brief summary of additional ways the institution collaborates with other campuses to advance sustainability :

1. The university participates quarterly meeting with the other Kentucky sustainability coordinators
2. Campus Community Partnerships for Sustainability- annual Kentucky higher education sustainability conference
3. The university participates in semi-annual sustainability workshops for leaders in higher education

The website URL where information about cross-campus collaboration is available:

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