Office for Sustainability
The Office for Sustainability advocates for and coordinates sustainability efforts by:
Contact: Karen Price, Campus Sustainability Manager, 206-296-6997,1313 East Columbia Building
Karen Price joined Seattle
U in 2005 as its first Sustainability Manager.
Previously, she provided education and technical assistance
to Seattle businesses on green building, waste management, water
conservation, and storm water management. Karen received her
B.S. in Business from Oregon State University and her M.A. in
Organization Systems Renewal from Seattle University. She is
a LEED Accredited Professional, a Certified Sustainable Building
Advisor and a Master Composter/ Recycler.
The Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability(CEJS) serves Seattle University and broader regional and global communities by enabling innovative and interdisciplinary scholarship, teaching, and learning in environmental sustainability and its intersection with issues of justice.
Contact: Professor Phillip Thompson, Director, 206-296-5521, Engineering 525
Phillip Thompson joined Seattle U in 1997 after receiving his Ph.D. and M.S. in Environmental Engineering from the University of Iowa. Dr. Thompson is the Center's first director. He is also Professor and Chair of the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering. He received the 2011-2012 Father James McGoldrick Fellowship - Seattle U's highest faculty honor. He was also the 2009-2010 Thomas J. Bannan endowed chair of engineering. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Washington.