Friday, February 1, 2008

Focus the Nation: what's happening at other universities?

Here's a report from 4 Washington, DC area universities, reviewing what happened on their campuses for the "Focus the Nation" event. The article has some good ideas for our campus (the Green GW House) and reveals some areas where we are ahead of others (the sustainability education in different parts of our curriculum). Click here for the article from Inside Higher Ed.

Saturday, October 27, 2007

The College Sustainability Report Card--just released!

The Sustainable Endowments Institute just released its 2008 College Sustainability Report Card, which grades about 200 major campuses on their sustainability efforts. Philadelphia University is not among those who are graded, but it is instructive to see the categories and to read how some of our neighbors are doing according to this set of criteria. Maybe we can evaluate ourselves in these categories to get some sense of how we measure up to our peers?

Here's a link to the full report:

Click here to see the reports for each individual school: