Sustainability in higher education : stories and strategies for transformation /

In colleges and universities across the United States, students, faculty, and staff are forging new paths to sustainability. From private liberal arts colleges to major research institutions to community colleges, sustainability concerns are being integrated into curricula, policies, and programs. N...

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Other Authors / Creators:Barlett, Peggy F., 1947- editor.
Chase, Geoffrey W., editor.
Format: eBook Electronic
Imprint: Cambridge, Massachusetts : MIT Press, [2013]
Series:Urban and industrial environments.
Online Access:Click here for full text
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505 0 |a Introduction / Geoffrey W. Chase and Peggy F. Barlett -- Leadership and commitment. Drury University : a story of personal and institutional transformation / Wendy B. Anderson ; Building a decentralized, grassroots, campus sustainability organization and community : the transformational impact of green values / David Whiteman ; Science and technology leaders for a sustainable future / Richard D. Schulterbrandt Gragg III, LaRue Donnellan, Ryan Mitchell, Clayton J. Clark II, and Viniece Jennings ; Bowling gutter balls : my first year as the energy conservation committee chair / Julie Snow -- Curricular transformation. Curriculum for the bioregion : putting communities and ideas in place / Jean MacGregor ; From environmental advocates to sustainability entrepreneurs : rethinking a sustainability-focused general education program / William Throop ; From soybeans and silos to the prairie project : the journey to restorative global sustainability education at Central College / Jim Zaffiro ; Take-home messages that transform individuals and institutions : the student leaders on global environmental issues program / John Cusick ; Learning sustainability in a tribal college context / William Van Lopik -- Defining the paradigm for change. Driving transformative change by empowering student sustainability leaders at the University of Michigan / Mike Shriberg, Andrew J. Horning, Katherine Lund, John Callewaert, and Donald Scavia ; Metabolism and resiliency : key concepts for catalyzing transformational change / E. Christian Wells ; Reimagining professional development : collaborative circles for creative change / Krista Hiser -- Institutional mission and the culture of sustainability. The journey to green : becoming sustainable Spelman / Beverly Daniel Tatum ; Weaving a culture of sustainability : Santa Clara University's evolving story / Sherry Booth, Lindsey Cromwell Kalkbrenner, Leslie Gray, and Amy Shachter ; Sustainability as leadership ethos / Margo Flood ; Sustainability as turnaround : the case of Unity College / Mitchell Thomashow ; Transformational leadership at Furman University : tradeoffs and transitions / Angela C. Halfacre -- Accountability. Sustainability strategic planning : establishing accountability in a world of distractions / Julie Newman ; Transforming the silos : Arizona State University's School of Sustainability / Charles L. Redman ; Fair trade, social justice, and campus sustainability at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh / James W. Feldman and David Barnhill ; Creating and sustaining a student movement at San Diego State University / Grant A. Mack -- Professional and personal transformation. Living the questions : contemplative and reflective practices in sustainability education / Marie Eaton, Kate Davies, Michael Gillespie, Karen Harding, and Sharon Daloz Parks ; Cultivating pedagogies of resilience : practicing place, expanding perspectives, sustaining life / Bobbi Patterson ; Awakening to the hero's journey in teaching and learning / Christopher Uhl and Greg Lankerau. 
520 |a In colleges and universities across the United States, students, faculty, and staff are forging new paths to sustainability. From private liberal arts colleges to major research institutions to community colleges, sustainability concerns are being integrated into curricula, policies, and programs. New divisions, degree programs, and courses of study cross traditional disciplinary boundaries; Sustainability Councils become part of campus governance; and new sustainability issues link to historic social and educational missions. In this book, leaders from twenty-four colleges and universities offer their stories of institutional and personal transformation. These stories document both the power of leadership - whether by college presidents, faculty, staff, or student activists - and the potential for institutions to redefine themselves. Chapters recount, among other things, how inclusive campus governance helped mobilize students at the University of South Carolina; how a course at the Menominee Nation's tribal college linked sustainability and traditional knowledge; how the president of Furman University convinced a conservative campus community to make sustainability a strategic priority; how students at San Diego State University built sustainability into future governance while financing a LEED platinum-certified student center; and how sustainability transformed pedagogy in a lecture class at Penn State. As this book makes clear, there are many paths to sustainability in higher education. These stories offer a snapshot of what has been accomplished and a roadmap to what is possible. Colleges and universities covered include Arizona State University ; Central College, Iowa ; College of the Menominee Nation, Wisconsin ; Curriculum for the Bio-region Project, Pacific Northwest ; Drury University, Missouri ; Emory University, Georgia ; Florida A & M University ; Furman University, South Carolina ; Green Mountain College, Vermont ; Kap'olani Community College, Honolulu, Hawaii ; Pennsylvania State University ; San Diego State University ; Santa Clara University, California ; Slippery Rock State University, Pennsylvania ; Spelman College, Georgia ; Unity College, Maine ; University of Hawaii-Manoa ; University of Michigan ; University of South Carolina ; University of South Florida ; University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh ; Warren Wilson College, North Carolina ; and Yale University. -- Publisher's description. 
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