Nominees for this category are faculty who have made significant contributions to their campus sustainability efforts through outstanding instruction and mentorship. Worthy recipients incorporate sustainability and exemplify sustainable behaviors in their research, course content, and green teaching practices. With humility and dedication to lifelong learning, these faculty members acknowledge their ability to learn from their pupils through collaboration.
Nominees for this category are staff who have made significant contributions to their campus sustainability efforts through exemplary work. Worthy recipients incorporate sustainable practices and principles into their daily efforts. Through direct leadership or by example, these staff members inspire others to consider the complex environmental, social, and economic implications of their choices.
Nominees for this category are administrators who have made significant contributions to their campus sustainability efforts through outstanding leadership. Worthy recipients have a vision for a more sustainable future to which they lead their community by example. They help us rethink our traditionally hierarchical relationships such that we become better collaborators. Through tireless advocacy, these individuals embody Jim's dedication to advancing sustainability.
Nominees for this category are students who demonstrate innovative and creative leadership in addressing sustainability issues on campus. One undergraduate student and one graduate student will receive the Emerging Leader award each year.
Worthy recipients enhance sustainability efforts on campus or in their community through coursework, participation in student groups or service projects, extracurricular activity, volunteerism, or other avenues. Through their drive to create positive change, these students inspire others to follow suit.