Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison John Hickey
Submission Date July 25, 2012
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University of Puget Sound
PAE-15: Employee Sustainability Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired John Hickey
Associate Vice President of Business Services/Community Engagment
Business Services
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Total number of people employed by the institution:
771

Program name (1st program) :
Sustainability Liaison Program

Number of employees served by the program (1st program):
771

A brief description of how the employee educators are selected (1st program):

Department heads serve as sustainability liaisons or designate that role to another department member. Some non-department heads perform this role most effectively because of existing sustainability engagement and/or their position responsibilities within departments.


A brief description of the formal training that the employee educators receive (1st program):

Liaisons participate in an orientation program conducted by the Sustainability Coordinator and Sustainability Advisory Committee leaders. This includes a PowerPoint presentation about:
• Overall university sustainability objectives and initiatives
• Sustainability liaison resource information to support their role
• The importance of sustainability education and sustainable behavior by all faculty and staff

Liaisons receive and distribute sustainability information to her/his department during the academic year; e.g. Puget Sound sustainability achievement reports, best practices, initiatives, and sustainability event information. Liaisons share information in ways that are most effective for her/his department; e.g. electronically, in meetings, and/or postings.


A brief description of the staff and/or other financial support the institution provides to the program (1st program):

Financial support for program materials is provided through the sustainability budget. Staff support is provided by Sustainability Outreach Subcommittee members, the university Sustainability Coordinator, and the Student Sustainability Coordinator.


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