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Category: Planning & Administration

Bringing the Outdoors in and the Indoors Out

College campuses come in all shapes and sizes and are often designed to provide all necessary amenities to students, professors and staff who spend their days there. But how often is that landscape thought of as a tool in the learning experience toolbox? Unless you attend school in a climate with limited seasonality or currently […]

AASHE earns recognition as a JUST organization

We are delighted to announce that AASHE has been recognized as a JUST Organization by the International Living Future Institute (ILFI). AASHE is the first organization working in the higher education sector to achieve JUST recognition. ILFI describes JUST as a “nutrition label” for socially just and equitable organizations. The program is a transparency platform […]


Debbie Kasper with Hiram College shared her perspective on the AASHE Professional’s Retreat led by Leith Sharp from Harvard University.

Setting Campus Climate Targets: Necessity vs. Feasibility

An article in last week’s Chronicle of Higher Education shows that a major reason for not signing the American College & University Presidents Climate Commitment (ACUPCC) is concern that it isn’t achievable. The article says, “Most of the nonsigning colleges contacted by The Chronicle doubt that the ultimate goal of the commitment – climate neutrality, […]