University Sustainability

Defining Sustainability since 1899
Sustainibility Council meeting.
Legends parking lot is home to Appalachian’s 4-plug solar-powered EV charging station.

Sustainability Council

The Sustainability Council, comprised of faculty, staff, and students, helps to create the vision for sustainability on our campus and in our community. The sustainability council’s task forces and focus groups, listed below, actively work together on campus sustainability initiatives.

Working Groups

  • Curriculum
  • Climate Action Planning
  • Resiliency
  • Zero Waste
  • Natural Environment
  • Transportation
  • Food Systems
  • Energy
  • Sustainability in the Arts

Get Involved with the Sustainability Council

If you are interested in contributing to the efforts of the Sustainability Council, please contact Alice Gryder or by phone at 828-262-2659.