Colleges and Universities Are Paying More Attention to Sustainability

Colleges and Universities Are Paying More Attention to Sustainability

A growing number of higher-education campuses are creating sustainability offices on their campuses, a new survey says, according to a recent article published in American Schools & Universities magazine.

The report from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), “Salaries & Status of Sustainability Staff in Higher Education-2012,” found that 67 percent of respondents who work on sustainability issues at colleges and universities say their positions are part of a sustainability office; two years earlier, the percentage was just 23 percent.

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