Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 47.57
Liaison Keaton Schrank
Submission Date June 9, 2011
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Westminster University - Utah
PAE-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Kerry Case
Environmental Director
Environmental Center
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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 :
“Westminster College will be a sustainability leader in our community, integrating sustainable learning throughout the Westminster experience and into all facets of campus life. Behavioral programs, student learning, and operational actions will all prioritize sustainability in order to graduate students that are well-prepared to understand and act in a dynamic, green, and global society.” – Westminster College Sustainability Goal outlined by campus sustainability task force.

Members of the committee, including affiliations:
Campus Sustainability Task Force: Kerry Case, Environmental Center Director, Chair Richard Brockmyer, Director of Plant Operations Rich Collins, Associate Professor of Economics Jonas D’Andrea, Assistant Professor of Mathematics Megan Johnston Garden Cooridnator, Environmental Studies Major Cullen Green, Director of Residence Life Walter Kortkamp, Maintenance Supervisor Andrea Rhodes, Circulation Specialist, Giovole Library Michael Vought, Associate Professor of Theatre Stephanie Tomlin, Campus Bike Coordinator, Environmental Studies Major Christine Clay, Assistant Professor of Biology/Environmental Studies Brian Avery, Associate Professor of Biology

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 Westminster Environmental Center fosters campus engagement in local and global environmental issues. We support academic endeavors, connect students with local community partners, and transform our campus into a model for sustainability. While it opperates under a different name, the center performs the functions common to most campus sustainability office, including climate commitment implimentation and reporting, student sustainability learning, and campus sustainability tracking and planning.

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:
Kerry Case

Sustainability coordinator's position title:
Environmental Center Director

A brief description of the sustainability coordinator’s position:
The Environmental Center Director's job decription includes oversight of campus sustainability initiatives and programs. She oversees all student employees and programs dealing with sustainability.

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