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IN-40: Sustainability Projects Fund
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Director of Campus Sustainability Initiatives
Office of Sustainability
Name of the institution’s sustainability projects fund:
Which of the following best describes the primary source of funding for the sustainability projects fund?:
Year the institution’s sustainability projects fund was established:
A brief description of the institution’s sustainability projects fund:
In 2008, Knox students established a fund for sustainability projects to help them embrace sustainability by implementing their own initiatives. All students contribute $10 to the Student Sustainability Fund through the Green Fee that is part of the tuition at Knox College. The Fund can be applied to by any student to purchase services or products that directly increase the sustainability of the Knox College campus.
A brief description of the multi-stakeholder decision-making process used to determine which projects receive funding through the sustainability projects fund:
Proposals go through three reviews before final approval. First, the President's Council on Sustainability (Sustainability Council), which is made up of students, faculty, and staff, review the proposal to identify anything missing or to identify any concerns that may not have been addressed. After the Sustainability Council approves, the proposal is shared with the Student Senate Sustainability Committee. This group is made up of students, one from each academic year, and they review the proposal for any issues or missing items. After they approve, the proposal goes to the full Student Senate for final review and vote to approve.
Website URL where information about the sustainability projects fund is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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