The Sustainability Council shall cultivate a culture of environmental responsibility of which the entire Sul Ross State University and Alpine community is informed, engaged, and committed to advancing environmental awareness and sustainable practices through education, research, operations, and community service activities. Additionally, the Sustainability Council will:
- Routinely investigate current university practices, procedures, buildings, infrastructure, and landscape to recommend innovative changes for the purposes of increasing environmental awareness and improved sustainability, and;
- Routinely investigate and make recommendations to improve the SRSU Strategic and Master Plans to promote environmental awareness and sustainability
Primary Responsibility Area: Academic
Membership shall consist of 16 members: eight elected by the Faculty Assembly; three staff members; the Vice President of Finance and Operations; the Dean of Student Life; the Title V Activity Director/Director of Experiential Learning, Facilities Director; and two student members designated by the Student Government Association.
Term: 3-year (faculty and staff); 1-year (student appointments), staggered
Chair: Elected by the membership