Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 70.14
Liaison Aaron Durnbaugh
Submission Date Feb. 27, 2017
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Loyola University Chicago
PA-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Aaron Durnbaugh
Director of Sustainability
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 University has many committees working on sustainability. The current oversight structure is being revised to create a new Sustainability Committee. This group is currently being re-structured to meet the goals of the recent strategic plan and climate action plan.

Information on the previous structure of this group can be found here: http://www.luc.edu/sustainability/campus/planning/


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


Aaron Durnbaugh, Director of Sustainability, Institute of Environmental Sustainability – Chair
Nancy Tuchman, Director, Institute of Environmental Sustainability
Kana Henning, Asst. Vice President, Facilities
Deb Schmidt-Rogers, Residence Life and Student Development Representative
Sean McNelis, Student Government of Loyola Chicago Executive Sustainability Officer and Chair of The Green Initiative Fund, SGLC
Christie Kochis, Student Environmental Alliance President, SEA
Jo Beth D’Agostino, Assoc. Provost, Office of the Provost
Kevin Stevens, Dean, Quinlan School of Business


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 goal of the Office of Sustainability at Loyola is to support the faculty, staff, students and alumni in making the University a leader in the Chicago region and internationally among Jesuit institutions. Loyola UniversityChicago is embracing sustainability through our campuses, curriculum and community. Through our degrees offered, our research conducted, and our buildings constructed, a respect for our impacts to environment, economy and equality is part of decision-making at all levels.


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:
Aaron N. Durnbaugh

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 Sustainability Committee is tasked with implementing the Climate Action Plan and the sustainability aspects of the Strategic Plan as they are developed.


Job title of the sustainability officer position:
Director of Sustainability

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Job title of the sustainability officer position (2nd position):
Sustainability Specialist

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Job title of the sustainability officer position (3rd position):
Sustainability Analyst

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