The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education is holding its annual meeting in the City of Angels this week. Jesse Pyles and I flew out to represent Unity College, and to network with principals from other institutions that share the goal of bringing sustainability to higher education. Without too much hubris, I believe that Jesse and I make a good team. He brings an understanding of state of the art operational sustainability, while I am an advocate for the integration of Sustainability Science throughout the curriculum. Jesse’s workshop for other sustainability coordinators was well attended and a smashing success. You may not know it, but Jesse is a rockstar among his peers.
In contrast, it seems that I have a steeper hill to climb. Continue reading “Report from the sustainability meetings in LA: Why sustainability is THE mission”