Implementation Profile for University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Submitted on September 10, 2008; last updated on October 11, 2013
|Basic Carnegie Classification||Doctorate Granting|
|Community Setting||Mid-size city|
|USDOE Climate Zone||5|
|Current President or Chancellor's Name||Phyllis M Wise|
|Current President or Chancellor's Title||Chancellor|
|Additional Urls||No information provided|
|Implementation Liaison's Name||Evan DeLucia|
|Implementation Liaison's Title||Director|
|Implementation Liaison's Department||Center for a Sustainable Environment|
|Institutional Format||Center- or Institute-Led|
|Number of Individuals in Structure||21+|
|Stakeholder Groups Represented||Board, Community Leaders, Faculty, Students, Executive, Staff|
The Chancellor of the University of Illinois established a sustainability structure with two new campus leadership entities, the Campus Sustainability Council and the Center for a Sustainable Environment. These two entities operate in an integrated fashion to provide leadership for the extensive efforts across campus. The scope of their activities is comprehensive, encompassing the academic functions of education, research, and engagement as well as operations of the campus physical infrastructure.
The Campus Sustainability Council, chaired by Chancellor Wise, provides strategic direction and oversight for sustainability initiatives on campus. Relative to opportunities and challenges associated with sustainability, the Council is responsible for fostering campus initiatives to empower tomorrow's societal leaders, reengineer the campus infrastructure and practices, create knowledge and technology, and engage with external constituents. Council members include senior campus leaders and representative of students, faculty, and the local community.
The Center for a Sustainable Environment provides operational leadership to campus sustainability efforts. The Center works with colleges and other campus units, and student groups, to develop and promote opportunities for engaging faculty and students with the critical environmental, social, and economic issues of sustainability. A campus Sustainability Coordinator, located in Facilities & Services, will develop and lead the physical infrastructure enhancements on campus relating to sustainability.
|Committees and Groups with whom Institution coordinates||No information provided|