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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

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Liaison Shanna Eller
Submission Date Feb. 20, 2013
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University of North Carolina, Greensboro
PAE-1: Sustainability Coordination

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Complete Expired Trey McDonald
Sustainability Coordinator
Sustainability Office
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Does the institution have a sustainability committee?:
Yes

The charter or mission statement of the committee or a brief description of the committee's purview and activities :

Mission:
The Sustainability Council supports and promotes efforts by the university community to address sustainability in operations and academics at UNCG.


Members of the committee, including affiliations:

Aaron Allen - Music Professor (Faculty Chair)
Scott Milman - Dir. of Auxiliary Services (Staff Chair)
Ed Keller - Associate Director of Operations, Housing
Dr. William Markham - Director, Environmental Studies Program
Dr. Mikhail Balaev - Sociology professor
Ryan Emerson - Graduate Student Association representative
Terri Hancock - VF Corporation, community representative
Bruce Griffin - Director of Enterprise Risk Management
Crystal Bayne - SGA representative
Trey McDonald - Sustainability Coordinator
Jessica Trotman - Sustainability Specialist


The website URL where information about the sustainability committee is available:
Does the institution have a sustainability office?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability office:

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro established sustainability as one of its five Core Values through
the 2009 Strategic Plan. The University views sustainability as: "Academics, operations, and outreach…
conducted with careful attention to the enduring interconnectedness of social equity, the environment, the
economy, and aesthetics." UNCG has created an Office of Sustainability to improve operations and to provide
projects and services that enhance the environmental, human, and financial capital of the University and our
community. The Office works with faculty, staff and students from across the campus, promoting behavioral and
technological changes that lead us to better steward our resources.


The number of people employed in the sustainability office:
2

The website URL where information about the sustainability office is available:
Does the institution have a sustainability coordinator?:
Yes

Sustainability coordinator's name:
Richard K. McDonald, III (Trey)

Sustainability coordinator's position title:
Sustainability Coordinator

A brief description of the sustainability coordinator’s position:

The primary role of the Sustainability Coordinator is to lead the Office of Sustainability as a “resource area” for the university. In this role, the Office will support the creation, implementation and monitoring of sustainability goals in each operational department. The Coordinator is a member of the Sustainability Council, which provides strategic direction recommendations to the Chancellor.


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

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