|Overall Rating||Silver - expired|
|Submission Date||Aug. 1, 2011|
Illinois Institute of Technology
PAE-20: Inter-Campus Collaboration on Sustainability
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Wanger Institute for Sustainable Energy Research, IIT
Does the institution collaborate with other colleges and universities to support and help build the campus sustainability community?:
A brief summary of papers, guides, presentations, and other resources the institution has developed to share their sustainability experience with other institutions:
IIT sits on 2 collaborative organizations serving local higher education institutions. One is the south metropolitan higher education consortium serving 6 4-year colleges and 6 community colleges in the south region of Chicago. IIT coordinated a symposium with this body and produced a commitment from all members to reach levels of sustainability as defined by the state of Illinois. This organization meets quarterly throughout the year. IIT also sits on a working group of universities within the Chicago limits. This group is facilitated by the National wildlife federation.
The names of local, state, regional, national, and other campus sustainability organizations or consortia in which the institution participates and/or is a member:
South Metropolitan Higher Education Consortium Sustainability Task Force, Chicagoland Higher Education Sustainability Consortium (facilitated by NWF), Illinois Wind Energy Consortium
A brief summary of additional ways the institution collaborates with other campuses to advance sustainability :
WISER is serving as one of the university co-sponsors of the Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy, hosted by University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), Aug. 7-15, 2011. Several IIT WISER faculty affiliates will also serve as instructors for this short course.
The website URL where information about cross-campus collaboration is available:
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