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Planning for Higher Education Journal

“Menus That Matter” at the Heart of Kalamazoo Valley Community College’s Bronson Healthy Living CampusLocked

From Volume 45 Number 1 | October–December 2016
Culinary and food professionals can serve as positive change agents in society.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

A Model for Creating a Campus Sustainability PlanLocked

From Volume 44 Number 1 | October–December 2015
Institutions of higher education have a special obligation to lead sustainability efforts in order to provide the next generation of young adults with the information and tools needed to take on the challenges of the future.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

A Dozen Ways to Practice Ecology on CampusLocked

From Volume 24 Number 2 | Winter 1995–1996
A review of Ecodemia: Campus Environmental Stewardship at the Truth of the 21st Century, by Julian Keniry. National Wildlife Federation, 1995.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Education for Sustainability in Further and Higher EducationLocked

Reflections Along the Journey
From Volume 36 Number 4 | July–September 2008
So, what’s happening ‘down under’ in campus sustainability? Providing an international context, our authors use Australian examples to describe planning for campus greening, learning for sustainability (curriculum), institutional learning, and competency-based training initiatives.
Conference Presentations

Renovating a Library So It Exceeds Sustainability Policies

Published 2019
The Neilson Library renovation went above and beyond Smith College’s campus sustainability policy by implementing a sustainability charter, prioritizing health and wellness, and advocating for positive change.
Conference Presentations

The Design and Planning Relevance Revolution

Published 2019
Across field after field, research demonstrates the impact of the built environment on climate change and the essential role retooling the built environment must play in addressing it. This keynote will articulate the compelling 21st century challenges and opportunities for the design and planning fields in higher education.
Conference Presentations

Integrating Sustainability on Campus

Critical Strategies and Lessons Learned
Published 2019
Learn about critical lessons and tools used to integrate sustainability at the University of Houston, allowing teams to manage both long- and short-term decision making.
Blog

Conversations About Not Attempting the Impossible and Then Achieving It: The ASHEE Conference

Published December 4, 2019
Session after session I heard from many institutions on how they were tying integrated planning to sustainability initiatives. It became more apparent that higher education is acting on and recognizing the importance of developing cross-campus relationships that span (and move beyond) traditional boundaries.
Example Plans

Sustainability Plan Locked

Private Baccalaureate College (CA, United States)
The college’s first broad sustainability strategy, with a special focus on food and dining services.

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Example Plans

Sustainability Plan Locked

Private Doctoral/Research University (PA, United States)
Lehigh University’s interdisciplinary and interdepartmental sustainability plan.

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Example Plans

Supporting Document Locked

Private Doctoral/Research University (PA, United States)

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Example Plans

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Private Doctoral/Research University (PA, United States)

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