Reporting System

Implementation Profile for Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

Submitted on June 24, 2008; last updated on March 16, 2016

Institution Information

Commitment Type Carbon
Basic Carnegie Classification Bacalaureate College
Control Public
Location North Adams, MA
Community Setting Small town
USDOE Climate Zone 5
Current President or Chancellor's Name James F Birge
Current President or Chancellor's Title President
Main Website
Sustainability Website
Additional Urls No information provided

Implementation Structure

Institutional Format Committee
Number of Individuals in Structure 21+
Stakeholder Groups Represented Faculty, Students, Executive, Community Members, Staff
Description The MCLA Sustainability Committee better known as the Green Team was established in September 2007 by President Grant in order to make sustainability efforts on campus a priority as well as to determine the campus's carbon footprint. Consisting of faculty, staff and students the Sustainability Committee immediately developed three sub-committees to undertake the agenda. The sub-committees originally consisted of the Recycling Sub-Committee, the Energy Sub-Committee, and the Education and Awareness Sub-Committee. The Green Team met on a bi-weekly basis with sub-committees meeting during the weeks in between.
Committees and Groups with whom Institution coordinates No information provided
Implementation Liaison's Name James A Stakenas
Implementation Liaison's Title Vice President
Implementation Liaison's Department Adminnistration & Finance