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The sustainable university : green goals and new challenges for higher education leaders / James Martin, James E. Samels & associates.

Publication:
Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012.
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Book
xx, 331 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Universities and colleges -- Environmental aspects -- United States.
College buildings -- Energy conservation -- United States.
Sustainability.
Contents:
The sustainable university: a need to move forward / James Martin and James E. Samels
Promises made and promises lost: a candid assessment of higher education leadership and the sustainability agenda / Anthony D. Cortese
Trends, skills, and strategies to catalyze sustainability across institutions / Debra Rowe and Aurora Lang Winslade
Measuring campus sustainability performance: implementing the first sustainability tracking, assessment, and rating system (STARS) / Judy Walton and Laura Matson
Institutionalizing sustainability: achieving transformations from the inside / Leith Sharp and Cindy Pollock Shea
Sustainability: shifting definitions and evolving meanings / Davis Bookhart
Sustainable citizenship: the challenge for students and their institutions / Terry Link
Sustainability and the presidency: five starting points / Jo Ann Gora and Robert J. Koester
Not so fast: a dose of reality about sustainability / Thomas Buchanan and Tara Evans
The importance of sustainability in the community college setting / Mary Spilde
Sustainability, leadership, and the role of the chief academic officer / Geoffrey Chase, Peggy Barlett, and Rick Fairbanks
Greening the endowment / Mary Jo Maydew
Sustainability and higher education architecture: best practices for institutional leaders / Scott Carlson
Sustainable campus housing: building a better place / Norbert W. Dunkel and Lynne Deninger / Food for thought: building sustainable food systems and healthy communities / Howard L. Sacks
University athletics and sustainability: start on the field / DeDee DeLongpre Johnston and Dave Newport
The impact of sustainability on institutional quality assurance and accreditation / Sandra Elman
Green legal: creating a culture of vigilance, compliance, and sustainability thinking / James E. Samels and James Martin
Conclusion: new goals and new challenges for institutional leaders / James Martin and James E. Samels.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the James Hosmer Penniman Book Fund.
Contributor:
Martin, James, 1948 Jan. 14-
Samels, James E.
James Hosmer Penniman Book Fund.
ISBN:
1421404591
9781421404592 (hdbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
748812735
Publisher Number:
99948303199