Sustainability at W&M
Hark Upon the Green.
William & Mary’s 320-year tradition of academic excellence, unparalleled community engagement, and creative interdisciplinary partnerships have prepared the College well for meeting the challenges of a sustainable future. Drawing upon the strengths, passions, and expertise of its faculty, students, and staff, William & Mary is creating a new model of sustainability for higher education. From faculty/student research and student internships to innovative community partnerships and widespread volunteerism, the College is promoting sustainability by producing leaders for tomorrow’s world who understand both the challenge and the opportunity in a sustainable future.
There are many ways to get involved in sustainability initiatives on campus.
Students can volunteer for the Committee on Sustainability, and participate in COS's subcommittees or working groups.
Still rounding out your Fall schedule? William & Mary has a number of sustainability courses in all departments to choose from.
Student groups play a large role in sustainability on campus, so check out the student organizations that are dedicated to environmental issues!
“It is good to think of ourselves as a helpful and contributing part in the plan of a cosmos, and as participators in some far reaching destiny.”
-Liberty Hyde Bailey, “The Holy Earth”