School of Global Environmental Sustainability (2008; Fort Collins Colorado State University; 16 staff, ~120 affiliate faculty; https://sustainability.colostate.edu/)
It was founded with the vision to create a “world that is environmentally healthy, socially equitable, and economically vibrant.” Their strategy is “to confront global changes in the environment by providing the cross-college infrastructure to better integrate and more fully capitalize on the University’s historic strength in environmental research and education” through a multidisciplinary focus on “food security, poverty, inequality, water quality and use, desertification, clean energy, climate change, biodiversity, globalization, industrial ecology, sustainable engineering, population growth, and urbanization.”
- Variety of interdisciplinary minors, certificates and courses in sustainability;;
- Leadership fellows and scholarships;
- Centers, focused on “Student Sustainability”, conservation in North America, global biodiversity, Africa, and “Future Earth”.
- HumanNature blog that provides a platform for students, faculty, research partners, and guests
Leadership: Diana H. Wall (Inaugural Director)