VCU Earns Top Green Grade

December 11, 2011

By Nikia Whigam
VCU InSight

RICHMOND, Va — VCU earned an A- minus on the “Colleges Sustainability Green Report Card” for  2011.

In order to earn this grade VCU’s Office of Sustainabilty submitted information based on nine categories created by the Endowments Sustainable Institute, which issues the grade.

According to the Institute, VCU is the leading green university in Virginia. However, Parker Long,  VCU Office of Sustainability assistant, said there are sections on the report card that needs improving.

“There’s a number of things we could do. We could get students more involved,” said Long.