The challenges of sustainability impact all aspects of universities and colleges: teaching and learning, research, operations and community relations. Across North America, institutions are exploring new management models and creating advisory councils, task forces and steering committees to take an institutional approach to sustainability. Those taking an institutional approach may find themselves with a competitive advantage in the future.
Sustainability is no longer only about operational practices; it is about faculty members, staff and students learning and working together to shape a sustainable future. It creates challenges for administrators and academics alike, making leadership at the institutional level essential.
The workshop will explore: