Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 61.73
Liaison Sean MacInnes
Submission Date Feb. 28, 2014
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University of North Carolina, Greensboro
PAE-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Chad Carwein
Sustainability Education and Outreach Specialist
Sustainability Office
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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 Sustainability Council supports and promotes efforts by the university community to address sustainability in operations and academics at UNCG.

Members of the committee, including affiliations:

Stephen Holland - Economics Professor (Faculty Co-Chair)
Scott Milman - Dir. of Auxiliary Services (Staff Co-Chair)
Tim Tsujii - Early Voting Director, Guilford County Board of Elections (Community Rep)
Dr. William Markham - Director, Environmental Studies Program
Jessica Straehle - Student Representative, Environmental Studies Program
Derek Strong - Graduate Student Representative, Economics Program
Brittan Wood, MPH - Alumna (Alumni Rep)
Megan Delph - Assistant Director, Residence Life
Olav Rueppell - Biology Professor
Sevil Sonmez - Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Hospitality and Tourism Professor
Cathryne Schmitz - Conflict and Peace Studies Professor
Karen Kilcup - English Professor
Sarah Dorsey - Music Librarian
Aaron Allen - Music Professor / Academic Sustainability Coordinator
Trey McDonald - Sustainability Coordinator
Chad Carwein - Sustainability Specialist

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 University of North Carolina at Greensboro established sustainability as one of its five Core Values through the 2009 Strategic Plan. The University views sustainability as: "Academics, operations, and outreach… conducted with careful attention to the enduring interconnectedness of social equity, the environment, the economy, and aesthetics." UNCG created an Office of Sustainability to improve operations and to provide projects and services that enhance the environmental, human, and financial capital of the University and our community. The Office works with faculty, staff and students from across the campus, promoting behavioral and technological changes that lead us to better steward our resources.

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:
Richard K. McDonald, III (Trey)

Sustainability coordinator's position title:
Sustainability Coordinator

A brief description of the sustainability coordinator’s position:

The primary role of the Sustainability Coordinator is to lead the Office of Sustainability as a “resource area” for the university. In this role, the Office will support the creation, implementation and monitoring of sustainability goals in each operational department. The Coordinator is a member of the Sustainability Council, which provides strategic direction recommendations to the Chancellor.

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

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