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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


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344 Pasteur Hall
Sustainability website
Jeanne Franz, Director


Nicole Anderson, Associate Professor; BS, MS, University of Iowa; PhD, University of Utah; 2008 -
Patrick Clipsham, Assistant Professor; BA, Wilfrid Laurier University; MA, University of Waterloo; University of Western Ontario; 2013 -
Marianne Collins, Professor; BS, Colorado State University; MPA, Harvard University; 2008 -
Linda D’Amico, Professor; BS, MA, PhD, Indiana University-Bloomington; 2000 -
Michael Delong, Professor; BS, University of Southern Mississippi; MS, Memphis State University; PhD, University of Idaho-Moscow; 1992 -
Robin Devinney, Professor; BS, Michigan State University; MS, Central Michigan University-Mt. Pleasant; PhD, University of Oklahoma-Norman; 1992 -
Darrell Downs, Professor; BA, BS, Montana State University; MS, Oregon State University; PhD, Colorado State University; 1992 -
Jeanne L. Franz, Professor; BA, Augustana College; PhD, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities; 1996 -
Candace L. Kairies-Beatty, Professor; BS, Westminster College; MS, Duquesne University; PhD, University of Pittsburgh; 2007 -
Michael Scholz, Assistant Professor; BS, Missouri State University; MS, University of Oregon; PhD, Texas State University; 2014 -

Sustainability Minor

  • Educates through an interdisciplinary set of classes
  • Teaches students to be efficient and resourceful with today’s current resources
  • Helps students gain an understanding how to build and maintain a more sustainable society

This minor allows students to undertake an interdisciplinary program of study that focuses on sustainability. Sustainability has been defined by the United Nations as a way for humankind to “meet present needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs.” Fulfilling the requirements of this minor will help students gain an understanding of the complex issues surrounding present and foreseeable challenges to building and maintaining a more sustainable society. Because of the interdisciplinary nature of sustainability issues, this minor will compliment all major programs of study.



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