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Vaughter, Philip; McKenzie, Marcia; Lidstone, Lauri; Wright, Tarah – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2016
Purpose: This paper aims to provide an overview of a content analysis of sustainability policies from Canadian post-secondary education institutions. The paper reports findings on the orientations to sustainability evident in the policies; references to other policies within the documents; and other key themes on how sustainability is engaged in…
Descriptors: Coding, Universities, Governance, Content Analysis
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Wright, Tarah; Horst, Naomi – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2013
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine how a cohort of university faculty leaders in Canadian universities conceptualize sustainable development, sustainable universities, the role universities play in achieving a sustainable future, key issues facing the university, and the barriers to implementing sustainability initiatives on campus.…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Sustainability
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Wright, Tarah – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2010
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine how a cohort of university presidents and vice-presidents in Canadian universities conceptualize sustainable development, sustainable universities, the role universities play in achieving a sustainable future, key issues facing the university, and the barriers to implementing sustainability…
Descriptors: Universities, Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Presidents
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Beringer, Almut; Wright, Tarah; Malone, Leslie – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2008
Purpose: The purpose is to ascertain the state of sustainability in higher education (SHE) in Atlantic Canada (sustainability education/curriculum; research and scholarship; operations; faculty/staff development and rewards; community outreach and service; student opportunities; and institutional mission, structure and planning).…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Higher Education, Outreach Programs, Institutional Mission