Sustainability Leadership Awards

Award Winners

The KU Center for Sustainability recognizes individuals and organizations with the Campus Sustainability Leadership Awards in April as part of Earth Day festivities. The awards highlight outstanding leadership and creativity in addressing issues of environmental, economic, and social responsibility on the KU campus and in the broader community. Individuals, programs, and projects can be nominated in the following categories, using our general criteria as a guide:

  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Undergraduate Student
  • Graduate Student
  • Greek Chapter
  • Social Justice


To nominate an individual, project, or program for the 2014 SLA's, download the nomination form and submit it by April 4, 2014 by emailing the completed attachment to  We recommend saving the form to your hard drive or other media before submitting in order to avoid any loss of data. 

Nomination Form (MS Word)


Thank you for helping us identify and recognize leaders in sustainability at the University of Kansas!  Award winners and nominators will be contacted prior to our award celebration in April.


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