USU featured for its ‘green’ policies

Utah State University is one of the country’s most environmentally responsible universities according to The Princeton Review. The nationally-acclaimed education services company selected USU for inclusion in its “Guide to 286 Green Colleges.”The Princeton Review, in collaboration with the U.S. Green Building Council, surveyed nearly 700 schools to determine their “green rating.” All the schools included in the recently-released guide scored in the 80th percentile or higher.Utah State’s strong commitment to sustainability was evidenced when President Stan Albrecht was the first in Utah to sign the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment, a document that holds the university responsible for developing a plan to work toward climate neutrality. After that a Sustainability Council was formed to develop a Climate Action Plan.

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