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"Re-inventing a 'Green' Learning Environment" available online

Posted by Judy Riley on Monday, Feb. 4, 2008

Three administrators from the University of Minnesota, Morris gave a presentation on the topic, “Re-inventing a "Green" Learning Environment: 'Scripting' a Sustainable Campus,” during the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., January 23-26. Focus of the conference was Intentional Learning, Unscripted Challenges: Knowledge and Imagination for an Interdependent World.

The presentation by UMM Chancellor Jacqueline Johnson, Lowell Rasmussen, associate vice chancellor for physical plant and master planning, and Sandy Olson-Loy, vice chancellor for student affairs, is now online at AAC&U.

AAC&U is the leading national association concerned with the quality, vitality and public standing of undergraduate liberal education. Its members, which include UMM, are committed to extending the advantage of a liberal education to all students, regardless of their academic specialization or intended career. Founded in 1915 by college presidents, AAC&U now represents the entire spectrum of American colleges and universities—large and small, public and private, two-year and four-year. AAC&U comprises more than 1,100 accredited colleges and universities that collectively educate more than five million students every year.