Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 68.06
Liaison Meredith Moore
Submission Date March 17, 2015
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University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
PA-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Stephanie Lage
Assistant Director
Ctr for Sustainable Environment
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Does the institution have at least one sustainability committee, office, and/or officer that focuses on sustainability broadly and covers the entire institution?:
Yes

A brief description of the activities and substantive accomplishments of the committee(s), office(s), and/or officer(s) during the previous three years:

The newly formed Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment has on staff an Associate Director for Campus Sustainability who works closely with the Director of Sustainability at Facilities and Services. They have made great strides for campus most notably in the formation of Sustainability Working/Advisory Teams (SWATeams) who are evaluating our campus progress and making formal recommendations for further improvement.


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 Sustainability Council was put in place in 2008 to help lead sustainability efforts at the University of Illinois. The Council is comprised of campus leaders and student and faculty representatives. It provides strategic direction and oversight of the campus sustainability initiative.


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

• Chair: Phyllis Wise, Chancellor
• Vice Chair: Evan DeLucia, Director of Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment (iSEE)
• Ilesanmi Adesida, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
• Peter Schiffer, Vice Chancellor for Research
• Renee Romano, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
• Dan Peterson, Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement
• Allan Stratman, Executive Director of Facilities & Services
• Robert Hauser, Dean of the College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences
• Andreas Cangellaris, Dean of the College of Engineering
• Barbara Wilson, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
• Tanya Gallagher, Dean of the College of Applied Health Sciences
• Roy Campbell, Chair of Senate Executive Committe
• Mitch Dickey, President of the Illinois Student Senate
• Amy Liu, Chair of the Student Sustainability Committee
• Non-voting attendee: Ben McCall, iSEE Associate Director for Campus Sustainability
• Secretary: Stephanie Lage, iSEE Assistant Director


The website URL where information about the sustainability committee(s) is available:
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 Institute mission has three interdependent directives: (1) To foster actionable, interdisciplinary research to address fundamental challenges in sustainability, energy and environment, (2) To provide national and international leadership in sustainability, energy and environment through interdisciplinary education and outreach activities, and (3) To develop and implement strategies for a sustainable environment.


Full-time equivalent (FTE) of people employed in the sustainability office(s):
7

The website URL where information about the sustainability office(s) is available:
Does the institution have at least one sustainability officer?:
Yes

Name and title of each sustainability officer:
Ben McCall, Associate Director for Campus Sustainability,ISEE; Morgan Johnston, Director of Sustainability, F&S

A brief description of each sustainability officer position:

Ben McCall and Morgan Johnston work together to evaluate and recommend actions that can be taken to make our campus more sustainable. This relationship helps to ensure that stakeholder perspectives are considered when recommending actions.


The website URL where information about the sustainability officer(s) is available:

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