The Boston Globe reports that two out of three colleges and universities are more environmentally friendly than they were a year ago, according to a leading annual survey, as students press for more sustainable practices on their campuses. The College Sustainability Report Card, released Sept. 24 by the Sustainable Endowments Institute in Cambridge, Mass., awarded grades for "green" credentials to 300 institutions in the United States and Canada with the largest endowments. Just 15 schools received the highest grade. Among them were five from the Ivy League--Brown, Columbia, Dartmouth, Harvard, and the University of Pennsylvania--and Stanford University. Carleton, Dickinson, Middlebury,


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