Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 76.81
Liaison Aaron Durnbaugh
Submission Date March 6, 2020

STARS v2.2

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 main oversight is the Loyola Sustainability Committee, co-chaired by the AVP of Facilities and Dean of the Institute of Environmental Sustainability. This group reports to the CFO.

Information on the structure of this group can be found here: https://www.luc.edu/sustainabilitycommittee/


Members of each committee, including affiliations and role:

Aaron Durnbaugh, Director of Sustainability, Institute of Environmental Sustainability – Chair
Nancy Tuchman, Dean, Institute of Environmental Sustainability
Kana Henning, Assoc. Vice President, Facilities
Jennifer O'Brien, Residence Life and Student Development Representative
Isabelle Abbott, Student Government of Loyola Chicago Executive Sustainability Officer, SGLC
Matt Lorentz and Shriya Patel, Student Environmental Alliance Co-President, SEA
Jo Beth D’Agostino, Assoc. Provost, Office of the Provost
Maciek Nowak, Asst. Dean, Quinlan School of Business
Mark Mackey, Jesuit in Formation and Graduate Student
Sam Marzo, Interim Dean, Stritch School of Medicine


Does the institution have at least one sustainability office that includes more than 1 full-time equivalent 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 of people employed in the sustainability office(s):
3

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

Name and title of each sustainability officer:
Aaron N. Durnbaugh, Director of Sustainability

Does the institution have a mechanism for broad sustainability coordination for the entire institution?:
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

Job description for the sustainability officer position:
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Job description for the sustainability officer position:
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Job title of the sustainability officer position (2nd position):
Sustainability Graduate Intern

Job description for the sustainability officer position (2nd position):
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Job description for the sustainability officer position (2nd position):

2 at part-time.


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

Job description for the sustainability officer position (3rd position):
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Job description for the sustainability officer position (3rd position):

12 at 7 hours per week.


Website URL where information about the institution’s sustainability coordination is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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