Office of Sustainability
problem can be solved from the same level of conciousness that
It is the mission of the Office of
Sustainability to promote a culture of sustainability at
LWC, integrating principles of ecological integrity and social
equity into academics, practices, and partnerships. Our goal is to
ensure that LWC is an institution that provides innovative
solutions to global challenges, prepares students as engaged and
responsible citizens, and observes best practices in campus
operations and services.
What is Sustainability?
Simply put; It is Living,
Working and Learning in an environment
that we commit to maintain and improve for future generations.
That Lindsey Wilson College will become a
recognized leader among institutions of higher learning through its
consideration and inclusion of sustainable practices and
principles. This commitment will be readily evident throughout the
institution's curricular and co-curricular offerings, its business
and financial practices, and its phsical plant operations.
Student Engagement at LWC
encourages student involvement in all green initiatives across
the institution. The LWC Energy Club, a new
student club on campus, will dedicate time and expertise to our
The functions of the Office of
- Manage internal and external communications
about sustainability efforts and foster information sharing among
campus and regional community members.
- Engage campuswide stakeholders to develop
policy and to identify and implement best practices to
institutionalize sustainability principles and goals.
- Encourage cross-campus collaboration and
partnerships, bridging academics and operations using the campus as
a living laboratory where ideas can be practically
- Develop education and awareness outreach
materials, programs and projects.
- Provide a clearinghouse of information and
resources relating to sustainability.
- Track and Report progress with measurable
indicators and communicate that progress through eventual
production of an annual LWC Sustainability Report.
- Advise leadership on issue relating to
sustainability in conjunction with the forming of an LWC
- Promote and Celebrate LWC sustainability
initiatives and successes.