Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 72.14
Liaison Andrew Predmore
Submission Date March 2, 2018
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Indiana University Bloomington
PA-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Makayla Bonney
Assistant Director
IU Office of Sustainability
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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 Campus Sustainability Advisory Board (CSAB) is a roughly forty member body that consists of a faculty and staff co-chair, the staff and faculty co-chairs of each of the seven Working Groups, and representatives from across the campus, including representatives from the Bloomington Faculty Council, Bloomington Professional Council, IU Student Association, Residence Hall Association, Athletics, and a number of administrative departments.

The mission of the Campus Sustainability Advisory Board is to provide broad-based academic and operational support for Indiana University’s Office of Sustainability.

The Office seeks to develop a broad, interdisciplinary academic and operational program that represents a systematic institutional effort to address large-scale issues of human-environment interaction on a local, regional, and global scale, as developed in the January 2008 Campus Sustainability Report.

Additional sustainability committees:
1.) IU Student Association (formal undergraduate government) includes a Sustainability Chair.
2). IU Student Sustainability Council administers optional student sustainability fee.


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

Executive Board, including Working Group Affiliation and Role
FWG = Food; EQLU = Environmental Quality and Land Use; RUR = Resource Use and Recycling; EBE = Energy and the Built Environment
Fallwell, Tom RUR (Staff)
Mincey, Sarah Education and Research (Faculty)
Ensmenger, Nathan IT (Faculty)
Eskew, Kelley RUR (Faculty)
Sideris, Lisa Faculty Co-Chair
Girvin, Michael EQLU (Staff)
Glaholt, Chip EBE (Faculty)
Hardesty, Julie Transportation (Faculty)
Robertson, Sam Staff Co-Chair
Farmer, James Food (Faculty)
Lalevich, Steven Food (Staff)
Laney, Melissa  EQLU (Faculty)
Maier, Noma IT (Staff)
Meneffee, Mark EBE (Staff)
Rogan, Jane Education and Research (Staff)
Thies, Adam  Transporation (Staff)


Bonney, Makayla IUOS
Brown, William IUOS
Predmore, Andrew IUOS


Does the institution have at least one sustainability office that includes more than 1 full-time equivalent (FTE) employee?:
Yes

A brief description of each sustainability office:

The Office of Sustainability (IUOS) works to advance sustainable human-environment interactions within the Bloomington campus and community by collaborative academic and operational initiatives. The mission of IUOS is to catalyze a thriving culture of sustainability in academic, research, operations, administration, campus life and community outreach to enhance environmental health, economic prosperity, and social equity.


Full-time equivalent (FTE) of people employed in the sustainability office(s):
4

Does the institution have at least one sustainability officer?:
Yes

Name and title of each sustainability officer:
Bill Brown, University Director of Sustainability; Andrew Predmore, Bloomington Sustainability Director; Makayla Bonney, Assistant Director of Sustainability

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:

The Office of Sustainability consists of four full-time staff members and fourteen to eighteen student interns at any given time. The mission of the IU Office of Sustainability is to catalyze a thriving culture of sustainability in academic, research, operations, administration, campus life and community outreach to enhance environmental health, economic prosperity, and social equity.

The Office established 20 Goals for 2020, has provided valuable internship experience for over 250 students, has engaged dozens of faculty in the Sustainability Community of Practice workshop, and provided funding and support for dozens student research projects. See sustain.indiana.edu for more information.


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