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Sustainability Council Members

The Sustainability Council was put in place in 2008 to help lead sustainability efforts at the University of Illinois. The Council is comprised of campus leaders and student and faculty representatives. It provides strategic direction and oversight of the campus sustainability initiative.

2012-2013 Sustainability Council Members



Phyllis Wise, Chair

Vice President and Chancellor

Peter Schiffer

Vice Chancellor for Research

Renee Romano

Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs

Dan Peterson

Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement

Ilesanmi Adesida

Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost

Ruth Watkins

Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Barbara Minsker

Associate Provost Fellow and Professor Civil and Environmental Engineering

William Shilts

Executive Director, Prairie Research Institute

Marika Nell

Student Sustainability Committee

Kevin Wolz

Student Sustainability Committee

Pradeep Khanna

Associate Chancellor and Acting Director, Center for a Sustainable Environment

Jack Dempsey

Executive Director, Facilities and Services

Stephanie Lage

Assistant Director, Center for a Sustainable Environment


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