Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 48.95
Liaison Rob Andrejewski
Submission Date Feb. 18, 2013
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University of Richmond
PAE-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Megan Zanella-Litke
Sustainability Coordinator
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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 Working Group, which includes student, staff, and faculty representation, is co-chaired by the Sustainability Coordinator and the President's Chief of Staff and is responsible for the implementation of the Climate Action Plan and strategic planning for the University's environmental efforts.
The Environmental Awareness Group, a faculty committee with student representation, provides guidance on environmental aspects of the Campus Master Plan and educational components of the Climate Action Plan.

Members of the committee, including affiliations:

Sustainability Working Group members: Megan Zanella-Litke, Sustainability; Lori Schuyler, President's Chief of Staff; Patrick Love, Student Representative; Wendy Burchard, Procurement; Professor David Dean; Danielle Dimoff, Residence Life; Shelby Longland, Student Representative; Dee Hardy, Campus Services; Amy Howard, Center for Civic Engagement; Professor David Kitchen; Al Lane, Facilities; Andrew McBride, Facilities; Cathy Moran, Dining Services; George Souleret, Facilities; Max Vest, Student Activities; Doug West, Information Services.

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 sustainability office is comprised of the sustainability coordinator and two part-time student interns. The office plans new sustainability initiatives, manages and monitors existing efforts, and evaluates and reorganizes programs as needed. The office also manages outreach to facilities, student groups, the University Staff Advisory Council, and University leadership.

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:
Megan Zanella-Litke

Sustainability coordinator's position title:
Sustainability Coordinator

A brief description of the sustainability coordinator’s position:

The sustainability coordinator is charged with updating and implementing the climate action plan and other sustainability goals. The coordinator works closely with facilities, student groups, and administration to prioritize and implement projects including energy efficiency and conservation efforts, community engagement programs, and educational efforts.

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