Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 72.89
Liaison Meredith Moore
Submission Date Feb. 27, 2019
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STARS v2.1

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
PA-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Micah Kenfield
Sustainability Coordinator
Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment
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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 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: Robert J. Jones, Chancellor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
• Vice Chair: Evan DeLucia, Director of iSEE
• TBA (Provost/Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs or Designate)
• Ed Ewald, Senior Vice President for Development
• Renee Romano, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
• Peter Schiffer, Vice Chancellor for Research
• Andreas Cangellaris, Dean, College of Engineering
• Jeffrey Brown, Dean, College of Business; Director of Center for Business & Public Policy
• Kim Kidwell, Dean, College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences
• TBA (Dean or Designate), College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
• Helen Coleman, Interim Executive Director, Facilities & Services
• Gay Miller, Chair, Senate Executive Committee
• Ron Lewis, President, Illinois Student Senate
• Paul Couston, Chair, Student Sustainability Committee
• Non-voting attendee: TBA, iSEE Associate Director for Campus Sustainability; Chair, iCAP Working Group
• Secretary: Jenny Kokini, iSEE Managing Director


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):
10.50

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

Name and title of each sustainability officer:
Morgan White, Associate Director for Sustainability, F&S

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 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.


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