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Beveridge, Dan; McKenzie, Marcia; Vaughter, Philip; Wright, Tarah – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2015
Purpose: This paper aims to report on a census of high-level sustainability initiatives at all accredited post-secondary institutions in Canada by documenting the institutions that have undertaken sustainability assessments, have signed one or more sustainability declarations, have sustainability offices or officers or have sustainability…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainability, Postsecondary Education, Geographic Location
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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