Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 47.57
Liaison Keaton Schrank
Submission Date June 9, 2011
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Westminster University - Utah
Tier2-8: Themed Semester or Year

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Kerry Case
Environmental Director
Environmental Center
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Has the institution chosen a sustainability-related theme for its themed semester, year, or first-year experience during the past three years?:

A brief description of the themed semester, year, or first-year experience:
Westminster College’s annual theme, "Common Ground," offers members of the campus community an opportunity to engage in a year long discussion about compelling issues, ideas, and texts. College settings encourage the free exchange of ideas among people of diverse backgrounds and a common theme can help facilitate some of those conversations. Because of the college’s unique setting in the middle of a thriving urban center that is surrounded by the Wasatch mountain range, the Great Salt Lake, and miles of uninhabited desert, Westminster employs a “place-based” theme that rotates each year among desert, mountain, lake, and city. The theme for 2010-2011 is city.

The sustainability-related book that was chosen, if applicable:
2010-2011: Tortilla Curtain 2009-2009: Three Cups of Tea 2008-2009: Refuge 2007-2008: Desert Solitaire

The website URL where information about the theme is available:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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