Sustainability officer appointed STARS technical advisor

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Michael Lizotte, University sustainability officer, was appointed a technical advisor by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).

A nonprofit membership organization, AASHE empowers higher education faculty, administrators, staff and students to be effective change agents and drivers of sustainability innovation. AASHE enables its more than 900 members to translate information into action by offering essential resources and professional development to a diverse, engaged community of sustainability leaders.

UNC Charlotte is an AASHE member and is working to complete its first Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS) report.

Lizotte, an adjunct professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and co-principal investigator for the Integrated Network for Social Sustainability at UNC Charlotte, will serve on the Curriculum Technical Advisor Work Group that develops STARS metrics related to teaching and research.