Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education
Kent State Stark is a member of AASHE, an association of colleges and universities in the U.S. and Canada working to create a sustainable future. AASHE was founded in 2006 with a mission to promote sustainability in all sectors of higher education - from governance and operations to curriculum and outreach - through education, communication, research and professional development.
AASHE aims to advance the efforts of the entire campus sustainability community by uniting diverse initiatives and connecting practitioners to resources and professional development opportunities. The association also provides a professional home for campus sustainability coordinators and directors.
AASHE defines sustainability in an inclusive way, encompassing human and ecological health, social justice, secure livelihoods and a better world for all generations.Brent Wood serves as Kent State Stark’s sustainability officer responsible for maintaining communications to the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education regarding the campus’s goals.