|Overall Rating||Silver - expired|
|Submission Date||Sept. 16, 2014|
PA-1: Sustainability Coordination
|1.00 / 1.00||
Director, Sustainable Design Program
Center for Sustainability and the Environment
Does the institution have at least one sustainability committee, office, and/or officer that focuses on sustainability broadly and covers the entire institution?:
A brief description of the activities and substantive accomplishments of the committee(s), office(s), and/or officer(s) during the previous three years:
Bucknell has both a Campus Greening Council and a Campus Greening Initiative. The Campus Greening Council has overseen the university's compliance with the President's Climate Commitment since 2008, has established and maintained the university's Green Fund since 2011, and has presented several policy proposals to the Operations and Management regarding Campus Sustainability. These include a recycled paper purchasing policy, a sustainable purchasing policy, and a green building policy.
The Campus Greening Initiative's director overseen a comprehensive environmental assessment of the university in 2009, a comprehensive waste audit in 2011, and several demonstration projects employing ecological design and renewable energy on campus.
Does the institution have at least one sustainability committee?:
The charter or mission statement of the committee(s) or a brief description of each committee's purview and activities:
Members of each committee, including affiliations and role (e.g. staff, student, or faculty):
The website URL where information about the sustainability committee(s) is available:
Does the institution have at least one sustainability office that includes more than 1 full-time equivalent (FTE) employee?:
A brief description of each sustainability office:
The Environmental Center employs three full time Initiative Directors, a full time Executive Director, and a full time Operations Coordinator.
Bucknell Facilities employs a full time energy manager.
Full-time equivalent (FTE) of people employed in the sustainability office(s):
The website URL where information about the sustainability office(s) is available:
Does the institution have at least one sustainability officer?:
Name and title of each sustainability officer:
A brief description of each sustainability officer position:
Serves as the primary facilitator and coordinator for environmental sustainability projects on campus
The website URL where information about the sustainability officer(s) is available:
Since the performance year, some significant changes to sustainability programming have occurred at the University. Most notably the Bucknell University Environmental Center has changed to the Bucknell Center for Sustainability and the Environment, and the Campus Greening Initiative has changed to the Sustainable Design Program. As a result, the content of the associated websites may reflect these changes.
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