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Dautremont-Smith, Julian; O'Brien, Chris – Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Campuses are increasingly looking to renewable energy as the most financially attractive strategy for achieving dramatic reductions in greenhouse gas emissions while reducing long-term energy costs and minimizing energy price risk. To achieve economies of scale when sourcing renewable energy, cohorts of colleges and universities are beginning to…
Descriptors: Energy, Energy Management, Consortia, Colleges
Novak, Alex; Dautremont-Smith, Julian – Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Humanity faces a series of complex, interrelated, and, in some cases, existential sustainability challenges. These include climate destabilization and its attendant consequences, resource depletion and degradation, widening inequalities, a growing population, and loss of biodiversity. As the educators of future leaders and as laboratories for…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Higher Education, College Role, Conservation (Environment)
Urbanski, Monika – Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Since 2008, the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) has been conducting a biennial survey of higher education sustainability positions. These surveys collect data from sustainability officers as well as a number of more focused sustainability positions such as recycling/waste staff and sustainable energy…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Teacher Salaries, School Personnel, Higher Education
Wagner, Margo, Ed. – Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2012
Looking through the lens of AASHE Bulletin stories in 2011, this year's review reveals an increased focus on higher education access, affordability, and success; more green building efforts than ever before; and growing campus-community engagement on food security, among many other achievements. Contributors include James Applegate (Lumina…
Descriptors: Colleges, Higher Education, Educational Facilities Design, Wastes
Srinivasamohan, Ashwini; Walton, Judy; Wagner, Margo – Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2012
This quote by ecologist, "Silent Spring" author and Chatham University alum Rachel Carson reminds us of the everyday tenacity needed in working to advance a sustainable and just world. This publication celebrates that tenacity in the higher education sector, specifically among institutions in the Pittsburgh area. Historically known for…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Building Design, Sustainability, Colleges
Urbanski, Monika – Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2012
The Summer 2012 SQR: "Innovations in Campus Sustainability," explores the critical linkages between education, innovation, and sustainability. This issue highlights new and ground-breaking practices within the Innovation (IN) category of STARS, focusing on the unique solutions within higher education that positively impact current and…
Descriptors: Innovation, Sustainability, Colleges, Higher Education
Urbanski, Monika – Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2012
The Spring 2012 SQR: "Framing Campus Sustainability," features stories that frame the evolving concept of sustainability in higher education. Included in this issue are a snapshot of ratings-to-date, a focus on credits within the Operations (OP) category, and insights into how institutions are defining and interpreting the evolving…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Sustainability, Campuses, Higher Education
Urbanski, Monika – Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2012
The Fall 2012 SQR: "The Role of Institutional Diversity," explores how the diversity of STARS institutions has changed over time and how participation in STARS according to institution type compares to U.S. demographics. Findings in this review suggest that the institutional characteristics that make higher education institutions…
Descriptors: Diversity (Institutional), Colleges, Universities, Community Colleges
Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2011
The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System[TM] (STARS) is a program of AASHE, the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education. AASHE is a member-driven organization with a mission to empower higher education to lead the sustainability transformation. STARS was developed by AASHE with input and insight from…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Social Justice, Sustainable Development, Sustainability
Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2011
The "Collegiate Football Sustainable Materials Management Toolkit" was researched by student interns in the Virginia Tech Office of Energy & Sustainability, developed in collaboration with the US EPA (US Environmental Protection Agency) and a national panel of technical experts from universities across the nation, and driven forward…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Cooperation, Team Sports, Best Practices
Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2011
With this review of campus sustainability efforts in 2010, the editors aim to give readers--those who are often immersed in the day-to-day particulars of sustainability efforts--the same chance to take a step back and take a broader look at where they stand with sustainability in higher education. This inaugural 2010 Campus Sustainability Review…
Descriptors: School Community Relationship, Water, Pollution, Higher Education
Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2011
This paper shows that despite national unemployment rates that hovered near 10 percent in 2010, those with positions in the higher education sustainability workforce report a sense of job security and feel satisfied with the work they are doing. With 433 completed surveys, the results offer a comprehensive look at the demographics, roles, salaries…
Descriptors: Occupational Surveys, Sustainability, Higher Education, School Personnel
Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2010
This report is a culmination of the ideas presented during AASHE's Summit on Sustainability in the Curriculum to address how higher education institutions can further infuse sustainability topics into college and university curricula. Recognizing the scale of the challenges faced by higher education and the urgency with which changes must be…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Sustainability, College Curriculum, College Faculty
Webster, Andrea, Comp.; Sweeney, Seann, Comp. – Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2010
This paper includes over 1,250 stories that catalog a broadening and deepening commitment to campus sustainability by colleges and universities in the U.S. and Canada. The 380-page report categorizes stories from nearly 600 higher education institutions into 24 chapters, spanning education and research, campus operations, and administration and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Sustainability, Environmental Education
Simpson, Walter – Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2009
While a number of excellent campus climate planning resources are available, this guide attempts to fill a gap by providing an abundance of "how-to" information. The goal of the guide is to assist climate action planning teams at schools that are well versed in campus climate issues and well along in the CAP (Climate Action Planning) process as…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Sustainability, Sustainable Development, Colleges
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