Office of the Vice President for Global Communications

Thursday, April 8, 2010

Town hall invites campus feedback on sustainability

The campus is invited to offer feedback and suggestions about campus sustainability at a town hall meeting from 4-5:30 p.m. Monday in the Rackham Amphitheatre. The session will begin with brief reports from teams working on the project, followed by two different breakout sessions designed to solicit public comment.

The town hall is a public outreach component of a yearlong effort to set four or five specific, measurable goals for sustainable campus operations. The process, known as an integrated assessment, covers seven topic areas: buildings, energy sources, transportation, land and water, food, purchasing and recycling, and culture. The teams of faculty, students and staff working on each topic area will participate in the breakouts.

The project, which launched in January, plans to announce sustainability goals in winter 2011.

Deadline for registration is today. Go to www.graham.umich.edu/outreach/ia-meetings.php.