During the spring of the 2009-10 school year, a prescient $1 million gift funded the High Meadows Foundation Chair of Sustainability and the High Meadows Foundation Sustainability program. The establishment of these two endowed funds ensures that there is annual income to support the faculty position and operating dollars to support focused sustainability initiatives and programs at Hill.
The mission of the sustainability program is to prepare students to tackle complex environmental, economic, and social challenges by:
1. Raising awareness and promoting the greater good
2. Integrating sustainability into all aspects of community life
3. Providing opportunities for education, leadership, and service