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Title: The Role of Institutions of Higher Education in Sustainability: The Comprehensive, Public, Land-Grant University

Author: Pellicane, Patrick J.;

Date: 2006

Source: In: Aguirre-Bravo, C.; Pellicane, Patrick J.; Burns, Denver P.; and Draggan, Sidney, Eds. 2006. Monitoring Science and Technology Symposium: Unifying Knowledge for Sustainability in the Western Hemisphere Proceedings RMRS-P-42CD. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 469-474

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Description: This paper introduces a background discussion of the importance of sustainability in the 21st century, the issues surrounding how we learn, the role of science, and the importance of interdisciplinarity with respect to ecological and socio-economic sustainability. Furthermore, background information is provided about the history and origins of the American public, land-grant university together with a discussion of a few of the opportunities and challenges that it faces with respect to its role as an engine to achieve sustainability.

Keywords: monitoring, assessment, sustainability, Western Hemisphere, sustainable management, ecosystem resources, higher education, ecological and socio-economic sustainability

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Pellicane, Patrick J. 2006. The Role of Institutions of Higher Education in Sustainability: The Comprehensive, Public, Land-Grant University. In: Aguirre-Bravo, C.; Pellicane, Patrick J.; Burns, Denver P.; and Draggan, Sidney, Eds. 2006. Monitoring Science and Technology Symposium: Unifying Knowledge for Sustainability in the Western Hemisphere Proceedings RMRS-P-42CD. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 469-474

 


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