|Submission Date||May 31, 2016|
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
EN-10: Inter-Campus Collaboration
Chief Sustainability Officer
Office of Sustainability
Does the institution collaborate with other colleges and universities to support and help build the campus sustainability community?:
A brief summary of papers, guides, presentations, and other resources the institution has developed to share their sustainability experience with other institutions:
Presentations on UWM initiatives have been shared at annual meetings with other UW campuses and the Sustainability Workgroup, University of Wisconsin System Administration. Presentations are posted on the UW-System sustainability website that shares system-wide and individual campus information.
UW-Milwaukee has also developed an administrative and academic resource share on sustainable facility operations and renewable energy with Milwaukee Area Technical College, including a shared lighting lab. UWM's Chief Sustainability Officer sits on MATC's Sustainable Facility Operations Curriculum Steering Committee and regularly is a guest speaker in its classes.
The names of local, state/provincial, regional, national, or international campus sustainability organizations or consortia in which the institution participates and/or is a member:
Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)
University of Wisconsin-System Sustainability Coordinators Consortium
USGBC- Center for Green Schools
Wisconsin Partners for Clean Air
Metro Milwaukee Green Initiative
A brief summary of additional ways the institution collaborates with other campuses to advance sustainability :
UW-Milwaukee helped found the collaboration of all UW System campuses on sustainability. What started as a list serve has grown into monthly conference calls and an annual in-person conference.
The website URL where information about cross-campus collaboration is available: