The following appeared in the May 16, 2012 edition of YFile.
Paul Rowland, executive director of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), will discuss making universities green at the Institute for Research & Innovation in Sustainability (IRIS) speakers’ series on Friday.
The “Greening University Campuses: A Global Perspective” talk will take place May 18, from 9 to 10 am, at 280A York Lanes, Keele campus. At 10am, Campus Services & Business Operations (CSBO) staff will lead a green campus tour of the Keele campus, which will depart from 280A York Lanes following the talk. Everyone is welcome to attend both the talk and the tour.
Left: Paul Rowland
Rowland sees sustainability at universities evolving and continuing over time.
Former dean of the School of Education at the University of Montana and dean of the College of Education at the University of Idaho, Rowland has been the executive director of AASHE since 2009.
He is one of the founders of the Ponderosa Project at Northern Arizona University, where he served in a variety of capacities including director of the Center for Environmental Sciences and Education, coordinator of Environmental Education and director of Academic Assessment.
This talk is occurring during the UNESCO Reorienting Teacher Education to Address Sustainability: 7th Biennial Meeting of the International Network of Teacher Education Institutions, happening at York until May 20.
For more information, visit the Institute for Research & Innovation in Sustainability website.
For more information about UNESCO Reorienting Teacher Education to Address Sustainability, visit York’s CSBO Accommodation & Conference Services website.