Sustainability Committee

UMD Sustainability Committee 

Provide faculty, staff, and student expertise to:

  • Facilitate continued incorporation of sustainability into UMD operations, education, outreach, and research activities
  • Guide efforts at UMD to meet commitments for climate protection and support implementation of the U of MN Board of Regents Sustainability and Energy Efficiency Policy (July 2004) and the UMD Strategic Plan (May 2011)
  • Advance opportunities for sustainability-related education, service, and research
  • Serve on work teams to support sustainability improvements at UMD
  • Promote sustainability inclusion in departmental and campus decision-making
  • Set/adjust campus goals around key initiatives including: waste, energy, re-use, food, water conservation & resources, etc.
  • Contribute to regular reports regarding campus sustainability efforts, programs
  • Develop metrics/expectations for curriculum development


Sustainability Leadership Team

Leadership Team is comprised of:

  • Chancellor
  • Vice Chancellors
  • Associate Vice Chancellor, Student Life*
  • Director, Facilities Management
  • Director, Sustainability
  • Chair(s), Operations Committee
  • Chair(s), Education Committee

*Leadership Liaison

Subcommittee: Education

Subcommittee: Operations