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EKU Office of Sustainability

Welcome to EKU's Office of Sustainability!

In 2015, EKU developed a Sustainability Strategic Plan complete with the organizational framework for executing a comprehensive University sustainability overhaul with this vision in mind: 

"EKU will become a vibrant, productive living and learning community that exemplifies best practices in environmental stewardship through holistic application of sustainability principles across its functions as an academic institution.  EKU will foster a culture of environmental responsibility on campus and in the community and become recognized as a leader in sustainability in higher education. "  - EKU Sustainability Strategic Plan, 2015

In order to meet this vision, EKU is organizing its sustainability efforts around three key areas:

  1. Campus - EKU will aspire to have a net-zero impact on the environment related to its campus and campus activities.

  2. Community - EKU will actively engage its students, employees, and community members in productive educational outreach activities that increase awareness of local and global sustainability issues and elicit action.  

  3. Classroom - EKU will expand upon its number of sustainability focused courses, programs, and research while providing the educational framework for all students to enter their careers as informed, responsible environmental stewards.  

- Click on the Explore links to learn more about what we're doing in each of these areas!

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