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Advisory Committee on Sustainability

Purpose

The Advisory Committee on Sustainability provides a forum to bring together academic program, facility planning and campus operating interests in sustainability. By increasing awareness of our strengths in these areas and identifying areas for further improvement, the campus will continue to define itself as a leader in understanding the earth sciences, while putting into practice the principles of environmental stewardship in its operations.

Mission

  • Share information about education, research and outreach activities of UC San Diego in the context of environmental stewardship and sustainability and prepare periodic reports to the chancellor and the university community
  • Recommend and support efforts to improve environmental stewardship and sustainability in UC San Diego facility planning and operations
  • Make sustainability part of ongoing education, research, operations and outreach programs

Organization

The Advisory Committee on Sustainability includes representatives from faculty, staff and students (both graduate and undergraduate), including leaders of key campus organizations already involved in environment and sustainability activities. Representatives are appointed by the Faculty Senate, Associated Students, Graduate Student Association, Staff Association, Health System, Medical School, etc. The ACS is chaired by the Vice Chancellor of Resource Management and Planning.

Members

Questions?

Contact Barbara Brown, Executive Assistant, (858) 534-6821.