UF’s Sustainability Committee is composed of faculty members elected by the faculty senate, faculty or staff appointed by the President’s designee, and student members recommended by Student Government and selected by the Dean of Students. The Office of Sustainability’s director and an academic officer appointed by the Provost serve as nonvoting ex-officio members.
The committee’s role is to promote sustainability within the university and with the larger community and to enhance the university’s standing as a global leader in sustainability. It assesses the progress of the university’s sustainability efforts and pursues their implementation when appropriate. It aids in the development of policy with the Office of Sustainability.