Governance and Finance
Senior officers of the college have supported the operational, academic, and philosophical advance of sustainability both programmatically and financially.
American College and University President's Climate Commitment
Dickinson signed the American College & University Presidents Climate Commitment as a Leadership Circle member to show Dickinson’s commitment to modeling ways to minimize global warming emissions and provide graduates who are educated in the ways to achieve climate neutrality. President Durden took a leadership role in signing this national commitment to campus sustainability. learn more
The College’s Strategic Plan lists Environmental Sustainability as one of Dickinson’s defining characteristics. read the strategic plan
The Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) committee applies a ‘triple bottom line’ framework to advise the college on investment policies and proxy votes. Created in response to student interest in the college’s investment policies regarding Darfur, SRI is composed of students, faculty and administrators and chaired by the Vice President for Finance. learn more