Middlebury received a Gold rating from the Association for the Advancement of Higher Education's Sustainability Tracking Assessment and Rating System (STARS).

STARS is a “is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to gauge relative progress toward sustainability.” The system consists of over 130 credits in 3 main categories: Education and Research; Operations; and Planning, Administration and Engagement.

Middlebury scored 73.10% for Education and Research, 50.31% for Operations, and 65.36% for Planning, Administration, and Engagement, for an averaged score of 62.92. We also earned 4 innovation credits for a final score of 66.92. View Middlebury’s complete report here. If you have questions about Middlebury’s submission, please contact Avery McNiff (amcniff@middlebury.edu) or Jack Byrne (jmbyrne@middlebury.edu).