Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Michelle Gibbs
Submission Date Dec. 3, 2012
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STARS v1.2

Hope College
PAE-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Samantha Hawke
STARS Coordinator
Physical Plant
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Does the institution have a sustainability committee?:
Yes

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

Sustainable Hope Vision Statement

-Working together for a sustainable campus and community

-We are striving to meet our present and future needs while minimizing our negative impacts on the ecosystems upon which all life depends.

-In our academic courses, student life programs, campus ministry activities, food services, building and grounds policies, and business operations we seek to be responsible stewards of the earth entrusted to us by God.

-Called to be global citizens, we will engage the world constructively through our teaching, research, and community service in order to shape Hope College into a model of sustainability.


Members of the committee, including affiliations:

Greg Maybury - Director of Operations
Kathleen Arnold - Operations Manager
Steven Bouma Prediger - Religion Department Chair, Director of Environmental Studies Program
Bob VanHeukelom - Director of Dining Services
K. Greg Murray - Professor of Biology
Stephan Remillard - Assistant Professor of Physics
Isolde Anderson - Communications Department Chair
Abbey Johnston - Residential Life Coordinator
Austin Homkes, Lauren Madison, Nathan Erber - Student Sustainability Interns
Catherine Harmon - Student Congress Sustainability Task Force leader


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Does the institution have a sustainability office?:
No

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Does the institution have a sustainability coordinator?:
No

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