Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 45.46
Liaison Tess Esposito
Submission Date Jan. 31, 2014
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University of Dayton
PAE-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00
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Does the institution have a sustainability committee?:

The charter or mission statement of the committee or a brief description of the committee's purview and activities :

The Campus Committee on Environment was created in 2008 by President Dan Curran and is lead by the Environmental Sustainability Manager. This committee is comprised of students, staff and faculty, and has been charged with seeking out opportunities for collaboration in the service of sustainability at the University. The committee is charged with updating our community on sustainability efforts, and to serve as a clearinghouse for suggestions, initiatives, and proposals that would advance our sustainability goals.

Members of the committee, including affiliations:

Kurt Hoffmann, Environmental Sustainability Manager (chair)
Dr. Michelle Pautz, professor, Political Science (member)
Dr. Sukh Sidhu, University of Dayton Research Institute (member)
Dr. Leanne Jablonski, Marianist sister (member)
Christina Smith, Residence Life (member)
Kelly Bohrer, Campus Ministry, Center for Social Concern (member)
Dan Esposito, undergraduate student (member)
Madeline Fox, undergraduate business student (member)

The website URL where information about the sustainability committee is available:

Does the institution have a sustainability office?:

A brief description of the sustainability office:

The Office of Sustainability was established in 2008 with the hiring of UD's first Sustainability Manager. This office is located within Facilities Management, and reports to the Director of Construction Management.

The number of people employed in the sustainability office:

The website URL where information about the sustainability office is available:

Does the institution have a sustainability coordinator?:

Sustainability coordinator's name:
Kurt Hoffmann

Sustainability coordinator's position title:
Environmental Sustainability Manager

A brief description of the sustainability coordinator’s position:

The position of Sustainability Manager is focused primarily on operational sustainability in the following areas: grounds, maintenance, construction and renovation, residential properties, technical systems, energy and waste. The Sustainability Manager is the chair of the campus Committee on Environment, and devotes a significant portion of his time to facilitating sustainability initiatives in academic areas and across the curriculum.

The website URL where information about the sustainability coordinator is available:

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