Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 46.48
Liaison Jennifer McMillin
Submission Date July 21, 2011
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Cleveland State University
PAE-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Nathan Engstrom
Coordinator, Campus Sustainability
Business Affairs and Finance
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Does the institution have a sustainability committee?:

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

The mission of the Campus Sustainability Coalition is to lead and support the university’s effort to develop a sustainable campus that will create value for the University ecologically, economically, and socially. This collaboration of CSU students, faculty, and administration is multidisciplinary and engaged in a commitment to campus-wide change. The goal is to create a campus that adopts principles and implements practices of ecological sustainability. Additionally, CSU will take a leading role among state supported schools in Ohio and urban schools in the United States toward campus sustainability in the areas of facilities operations, land management, academic programming, research, and engaged learning.

Members of the committee, including affiliations:

Nathan Engstrom, Campus Sustainability Coordinator
Wendy Kellogg, Associate Dean, College of Urban Affairs Jack Boyle, Vice President of Administation
Sandra Emerick, Associate Dean, Department of Student Life
Rob Spademan, Assistant Vice President, University Marketing and Admissions
Chris Wilson, Executive Director of Facilities Operations
Domenic Bellone, Planner, University Office of the Architect
Colette Hart, Director, Outreach and Business Centers, College of Business
Constantin Draganoiu, Manager, Utilities and Energy
Ed Schmittgen, Executive Director of Capital Planning and University Architect
James Razzante, Director, CSU Dining Services
Babette Oestreicher, Net Impact and the American Planning Association, student chapter
Anurag Saxena, Student Environmental Movement

The website URL where information about the sustainability committee is available:
Does the institution have a sustainability office?:

A brief description of the sustainability office:

The number of people employed in the sustainability office:

The website URL where information about the sustainability office is available:

Does the institution have a sustainability coordinator?:

Sustainability coordinator's name:
Nathan Engstrom

Sustainability coordinator's position title:
Coordinator, Campus Sustainability

A brief description of the sustainability coordinator’s position:

The Coordinator, Campus Sustainability is responsible for CSU's sustainability strategy, including energy, material and water conservation; green buildings; landscapes and stormwater management; integrating sustainability into student life and the academic curriculum; and outreach and education. The Coordinator interacts with students, faculty, staff, administrators and community members to focus attention on how we to move the University towards sustainability by reducing environmental impact and leveraging CSU as an economic development and social justice driver in notheast Ohio and beyond.

The website URL where information about the sustainability coordinator is available:

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