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Sustainability at Elon Collection

Identifier: EUA119

Scope and Contents

The papers within this collection include articles, events, and correspondence all pertaining to sustainability efforts across the campus. Information about yearly sustainable faculty scholars is also included in this collection.


  • 2006

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research

Conditions Governing Use

The nature of the Archives and Special Collections of Belk Library means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The Archives and Special Collections of Belk Library claims only physical ownership of most materials. The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to the U.S. Copyright Law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research of otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

Biographical / Historical

Sustainability is an institution-wide effort and a key objective of the Elon Commitment strategic plan. Elon’s success in achieving its sustainability goals largely depends upon every member of the campus community taking an active role.From operations to educational programs, sustainability is integrated throughout campus and campus life. Elon’s environmental sustainability efforts are guided by the Sustainability Master Plan.

Elon is a STARS (Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System) participant. The STARS program measures and encourages sustainability in all aspects of higher education. The University has been making strides to be more sustainable for over ten years and plans to continue long into the future.


.25 Linear Feet (1 archival box.)

Language of Materials



This collection houses papers relating to sustainability efforts made at Elon University. The papers in this collection date back to 2006 and continue through the present as sustainability efforts continue across campus.


This collection is arranged in one box. It is arranged alphabetically and then chronologically.

Physical Location

The collection is located in the Carol Grotnes Belk Library Archives and Special Collections at Elon University. Please contact the Archives and Special Collections staff for further details about the location.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Unknown. Materials collected and assembled over many years to form collection.

Related Materials

Please consult with the Archives and Special Collections staff for additional information about related materials to this collection.

Processing Information

Processed by Juliana Siler

Juliana Siler
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Repository Details

Part of the Belk Library Archives & Special Collections Repository

100 Campus Drive
2550 Campus Box
Elon North Carolina 27244 USA