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The sustainable university : green goals and new challenges for higher education leaders

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Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, Md., p.331 (2012)

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Cubb LB3223 .S745 2012



College buildings--Energy conservation--United States, Sustainability, Universities and colleges--Environmental aspects--United States


Contents: The sustainable university: a need to move forward / James Martin and James E. Samels -- Promises made and promises lost: a candid assessment of higher education leadership and the sustainability agenda / Anthony D. Cortese -- Trends, skills, and strategies to catalyze sustainability across institutions / Debra Rowe and Aurora Lang Winslade -- Measuring campus sustainability performance: implementing the first sustainability tracking, assessment, and rating system (STARS) / Judy Walton and Laura Matson -- Institutionalizing sustainability: achieving transformations from the inside / Leith Sharp and Cindy Pollock Shea -- Sustainability: shifting definitions and evolving meanings / Davis Bookhart -- Sustainable citizenship: the challenge for students and their institutions / Terry Link -- Sustainability and the presidency: five starting points / Jo Ann Gora and Robert J. Koester -- Not so fast: a dose of reality about sustainability / Thomas Buchanan and Tara Evans -- The importance of sustainability in the community college setting / Mary Spilde -- Sustainability, leadership, and the role of the chief academic officer / Geoffrey Chase, Peggy Barlett, and Rick Fairbanks -- Greening the endowment / Mary Jo Maydew -- Sustainability and higher education architecture: best practices for institutional leaders / Scott Carlson -- Sustainable campus housing: building a better place / Norbert W. Dunkel and Lynne Deninger / Food for thought: building sustainable food systems and healthy communities / Howard L. Sacks -- University athletics and sustainability: start on the field / DeDee DeLongpre Johnston and Dave Newport -- The impact of sustainability on institutional quality assurance and accreditation / Sandra Elman -- Green legal: creating a culture of vigilance, compliance, and sustainability thinking / James E. Samels and James Martin -- Conclusion: new goals and new challenges for institutional leaders / James Martin and James E. Samels.

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