Diversity & Affordability

Introduction

Higher education opens doors to opportunities that can help create a more equitable world, and those doors must be open through affordable programs accessible to all regardless of race, gender, religion, socio-economic status and other differences. In addition, a diverse student body, faculty, and staff provide rich resources for learning and collaboration.

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AASHE Student Diary Series: Gender and Sustainability, Part 1 Membership Required

  • University of British Columbia (BC)

As a female student interested in all kinds of social justice and sustainability issues, I wanted to take the time here to talk about the particular ways in which gender ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Occupy Education: Living and Learning Sustainability Membership Required

Occupy Education is motivated by the sustainability crisis and energized by the drive for social justice that inspired the Occupy movement. Situated within the struggle for sustainability taking place amid ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Jumping from the Ivory Tower: Weaving Environmental Leadership and Sustainable Communities Membership Required

  • Front Range Community College, Larimer Campus (CO)

Jumping from the Ivory Tower demonstrates the positive results that occur when colleges work with communities to develop students with a sense of place. The book examines the role of ...

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Addressing Food Insecurity at Portland Community College-Rock Creek Campus Membership Required

  • Portland Community College (OR)

Our campus community faces food and nutritional challenges like much of the nation. Portland Community College's Rock Creek Campus, with 50% of the student population receiving financial aid, chose ...

  • Posted 2 years, 4 months ago
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Eco-Equity Challenge Membership Required

  • George Washington University (DC)

The George Washington University's Office of Sustainability and the Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service have joined efforts to support GW students in their social entrepreneurial efforts to ...

  • Posted 2 years, 4 months ago
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Payne Family Native American Center Membership Required

  • University of Montana (MT)

The Payne Family Native American Center, the first of its kind in the nation, is an excellent example of sustainability in practice. This symbolically rich building provides a place for ...

  • Posted 5 years, 2 months ago
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Efforts in Making Tuition More Sustainable Membership Required

  • Sewanee - The University of the South (TN)

Recently, Sewanee has taken three tuition actions in an effort to make the cost of an excellent college education more sustainable. In January 2012, the University announced that it would ...

  • Posted 5 years, 3 months ago
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Diversity@Emory - The Path to Emory University's Diversity Web Portal Membership Required

  • Emory University (GA)

To establish Emory University's first diversity web portal --diversity.emory.edu

  • Posted 5 years, 3 months ago
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WinterBlitz: Williams College students Weatherize Low-income Homes in the Local Community Membership Required

  • Williams College (MA)

For the past 2 years, Williams College students and community volunteers have weatherized a total of over 75 homes in 3 towns near Williams College during a one-day event in ...

  • Posted 7 years, 3 months ago
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This tab provides access to data collected through AASHE’s Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS). STARS is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance. STARS enables meaningful comparisons over time and across institutions using a common set of measurements developed with broad participation from the campus sustainability community. Additional content and advanced benchmarking tools will be added to this tab over time.

Benchmarking Data

The following links connect to specific Content Displays on the STARS website (AASHE membership and log-in required).

Programs and Initiatives

The following links connect to specific Content Displays on the STARS website (AASHE membership and log-in required).

Scores

The following link connects to the Score Display on the STARS website (AASHE membership and log-in required).

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