University of Nebraska–Lincoln leaders are seeking feedback on a proposed master plan that links sustainability practices, teaching curricula, research expertise and wellbeing programming.
The draft Environment, Sustainability and Resilience Master Plan — which is available online through May 29 for students, faculty and staff to review and provide feedback — melds themes from the university’s N2025 strategic vision with United Nations Foundation’s sustainable development goals into a multi-phased path intended to lead to greater integration of environmentally-friendly practices and resiliency programming across the entire campus community.
The master plan was generated by the Chancellor’s Environment, Sustainability and Resilience Commission, which includes nearly 70 members representing student, faculty and staff. The group was formed in answer to a directive from Chancellor Ronnie Green in his 2019 State of the University Address. The commission has been led by co-chairs Prabhakar “Prabs” Shrestha, director of sustainability, and Dave Gosselin, director of the sustainability initiative and environmental studies.
The draft Environment, Sustainability and Resilience Master Plan is available online for the campus community to review and provide feedback by May 29. All responses will be considered before the plan is finalized.