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Title Advancing sustainability in higher education / Larry H. Litten, Dawn Geronimo Terkla, editors.

Published San Francisco, Calif. : Jossey-Bass, [2007]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bund  379.118 ADVA {Bund81 20190820}    AVAILABLE
Physical description 126 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series New directions for institutional research, 0271-0579 ; no. 134.
New directions for institutional research. 0271-0579 ; no. 134.
Notes "Summer 2007"--Cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Editors' notes / Larry H. Litten / Dawn Geronimo Terkla -- The Sustainability challenge / James Merkel / Larry H. Litten -- The Business case for sustainability / Walt Freese -- The University case for sustainability / Lawrence Bacow / William Moomaw -- Metrics and meaning for environmental sustainability / Gloria Thompson / Sarah Hammond Creighton -- New economic and financial indicators of sustainability / James Pittman / Kevin Wilhelm -- Social indicators of sustainable progress for higher education / Terry Link -- Developing educational indicators that will guide students and institutions toward a sustainable future / Bert Cohen -- Models and resources for advancing sustainable institutional and societal progress / Larry H. Litten / Dawn Geronimo Terkla.
Summary "This volume identifies various obstacles to sustainable progress and describes solutions for advancing educational institutions and the societies in which they are embedded. The authors discuss the tracking of relevant economic, social, and environmental indicators, and they look beyond our present situation to the broad changes that will be required if we are to reorient education and society toward sustainale progress."--BOOK JACKET.
Other author Litten, Larry H.
Terkla, Dawn G.
Subject Education, Higher -- Economic aspects.
Sustainable development.
ISBN 9780470176870 (paperback)
0470176873 (paperback)