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
Table of Contents:
  • 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.