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Implementation Profile for Virginia Commonwealth University

Submitted on August 27, 2008; last updated on May 13, 2014

Institution Information

Commitment Type Carbon
Basic Carnegie Classification Doctorate Granting
Control Public
Location Richmond, VA
Community Setting Mid-size city
USDOE Climate Zone 4
Current President or Chancellor's Name Michael Rao
Current President or Chancellor's Title President
Main Website
Sustainability Website
Additional Urls No information provided

Implementation Structure

Implementation Liaison's Name Erin Stanforth
Implementation Liaison's Title Director of Sustainability
Implementation Liaison's Department Office of Sustainability: Physical Plant Department
Institutional Format Committee
Number of Individuals in Structure 21+
Stakeholder Groups Represented Faculty, Students, Executive, Staff
Description VCU Sustainability Committee consists of the following positions:

Provost & Senior VP for Academic Affairs- co-chair;
COO & Senior VP for Finance & Administration - co-chair;
Degree Audit & Edit Administrator;
Vice-Provost of Community Engagement;
Director of Service-Learning Program;
Executive Director, VCU ASPiRE;
Associate Dean, Curriculum & Assessment, School of the Arts
VCU Faculty (9);
Associate Professor, Interior Design
Professor, Marketing,
Associate Professor, Teaching & Learning, School of Education
Associate Professor, Social Psychology
Assistant Professor, Urban Studies & Regional Planning (2)
Associate Professor, Homeland security/Emergency Preparedness
Assistant Professor, Focused Inquiry
Associate Professor, Chemical & Life Sciences Engineering
Assistant Director-Center for Environmental Studies;
Assistant VP for Research;
Executive Director of Health Sciences Resources & Planning- VCUHS;
Director of Recreational Sports;
Director of VCU Business Services;
Dining Sales & Services Manager;
Associate Vice-President of Facilities Management;
Executive Director of Physical Plant/Deputy for Facilities Management;
Assistant Director of Design Services;
Interior Design Project Manager;
University Planner;
Director of Support Shops & Special Projects;
Superintendent of Grounds;
Energy Manager;
Director of Sustainability;
Sustainability Coordinator;
Sustainability Reporting & Outreach Coordinator;
Sustainability Program Coordinator;
Director, Parking & Transportation;
Asst Manager, Parking & Transportation;
Alternative Transportation Coordinator;
Chief Human Resources Officer;
Director of Procurement & Payment;
Assistant Director of VCU Technology Services;
Associate University Librarian for Admid & Policy Development;
Office of Community Policing, VCU Police;
Associate Dean of Student Affairs/ Dean, Student Affairs MCV;
Assistant Director of Facilities/Conferences;
Asst Director & Nutrition Services Coordinator;
Senior Director, Marketing Communications;
Public Relations Specialist - Communications & Public Relations;
Associate University Librarian for Administration & Policy Development;
Manger, Contract Administration, Procurement Services;
Staff Senate;
VCU MPC students (3);
Committees and Groups with whom Institution coordinates No information provided