Feb. 11: Provost to speak at Green Liaisons Program luncheon


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8:12 a.m., Feb. 4, 2011----University of Delaware faculty, staff and students are invited to attend the 2nd annual spring kick-off luncheon for the Green Liaisons Program. The luncheon will be held on Friday, Feb. 11, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Multipurpose Rooms of the Trabant University Center.

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Provost Tom Apple, along with John Madsen, co-chair of UD's Sustainability Task Force, will update attendees about current sustainability initiatives occurring at UD and the surrounding community.

All current Green Liaisons are invited to the kick-off, as well as other UD community members who are interested in learning more about the Green Liaisons Program. To RSVP, send email to [jgugino@udel.edu]. Limited seating is available.

The Green Liaisons Program is part of the Sustainability Task Force, which was created to facilitate greater networking and collaboration across the University, expand awareness and understanding, and provide change-oriented leadership on sustainability.

The mission of the Green Liaisons is to promote and reinforce awareness about environmentally-friendly activities and behaviors; act as information channels involving University environmental programs and initiatives; take a proactive lead in identifying and implementing sustainable and environmentally-friendly initiatives in academic and administrative units and within student groups across the University.

Currently there are more than 100 Green Liaisons across several colleges, departments, and student organizations on campus.

For more information about the Green Liaisons Program and to see information from past meetings, visit the website.