Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 73.25
Liaison Meredith Moore
Submission Date Feb. 25, 2022

STARS v2.2

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

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Meredith Moore
Sustainability Programs 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:

• Chair: Robert J. Jones, Chancellor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

• Vice Chair: Madhu Khanna, Interim Director of iSEE

• Andreas Cangellaris, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost

• Barry Benson, Vice Chancellor for Advancement; Illinois Foundation Senior Vice President

• Danita Young, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs

• Susan Martinis, Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation

• James Dean Anderson, Dean, College of Education

• Rashid Bashir, Dean, College of Engineering

• Kim Kidwell, Dean, College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences

• Gene Robinson, Interim Dean, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

• Mohamed Attalla, Executive Director, Facilities & Services

• Robin Kar, Chair, Senate Executive Committee

• Alexis Perezchica, President, Illinois Student Government (ISG)

• Joe Edwards, Graduate Student, Chair of the Student Sustainability Committee (SSC)

• Joey Kreiling, Undergraduate Student, President of the Student Sustainability Leadership Council (SSLC)

• Non-voting attendees: Ximing Cai, iSEE Associate Director for Campus Sustainability and Co-Chair of the iCAP Working Group; Morgan White, Associate Director of Facilities & Services (F&S), Sustainability, and Co-Chair of the iCAP Working Group; Mike DeLorenzo, Senior Associate Chancellor for Administration and Operations; Matthew Tomaszewski, Executive Associate Provost for Capital Planning; Scott Willenbrock, Professor of Physics

• Secretary: Jenny Kokini, iSEE Managing Director


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 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 of people employed in the sustainability office(s):
14

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?:
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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