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Liaison Tanya Jagdish
Submission Date March 5, 2021
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Albion College
PA-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Tanya Jagdish
Sustainability Coordinator
President's Office
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Does the institution have at least one sustainability committee?:
Yes

The charter or mission statement of the committee(s) or a brief description of each committee's purview and activities:

The Albion College Sustainability Committee is a joint faculty-staff-student committee that promotes sustainability, resiliency, environmental justice within the College and in relation to the broader Albion community. The Committee seeks to enhance our standing as a leader in sustainability in Michigan and beyond.


Members of each committee, including affiliations and role (e.g. staff, student, or faculty):

Thom Wilch, Dean of Faculty; Raymond Barclay, Chief Planning Officer; Douglas White, Director of Centre for Sustainability and Environment; Douglas Laditka, Director of Facilities; Allison Harnish, Professor - Anthropology; Alexandra Pearcy, Student; Tanya Jagdish, Student


Does the institution have at least one sustainability office that includes more than 1 full-time equivalent (FTE) employee?:
No

A brief description of each sustainability office:
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Full-time equivalent (FTE) of people employed in the sustainability office(s):
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Does the institution have at least one sustainability officer?:
Yes

Name and title of each sustainability officer:
Tanya Jagdish, Sustainability Coordinator

Does the institution have a mechanism for broad sustainability coordination for the entire institution (e.g. a campus-wide committee or an officer/office responsible for the entire campus)?:
Yes

A brief description of the activities and substantive accomplishments of the institution-wide coordinating body or officer during the previous three years:

Re-initiated Sustainability Council in October 2020, signed the President's Climate Commitment, rejoined AASHE and working on STARS report. We are currently identifying data gaps and working towards finishing a comprehensive STARS and GHG report by next year. This will allow us to create a Climate Action Plan for the college.


Job title of the sustainability officer position:
Sustainability Coordinator

Job description for the sustainability officer position:
Job description for the sustainability officer position:

The sustainability coordinator will work collaboratively with Facilities, Business Office, Presidents’ Office, faculty, students and community to coordinate effective sustainability initiatives that reduce Albion College’s impact on the environment. The student will assist in the development of a Climate Action Plan and analysis of greenhouse gas emissions for the college.


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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Sustainability Coordinator role was created in January 2021. It is currently a student role.

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