Sustainability: Faculty Fellow

The Sustainability Faculty Fellow (SFF) is a position established by Provost Jenn Capps in 2021. The selected fellow works closely with the Office of Sustainability in Facilities Management, the Center for Teaching and Learning, Colleges, and the Office of the Provost to implement and evaluate programs to support sustainability. The fellow receives WTU's for serving in the position.

AY 21- 22, AY 22-23, AY 23-24

Selected Faculty member: Jennifer Ortega,


  • Sustainability Certificate development 

  • Partnering with various stakeholders including the Sustainability Office in Facilities Management and academic affairs to design and implement initiatives to promote sustainability 

  • Partner with the Office of the Provost to continue work on best practices to designate sustainability-focused and sustainability -related courses in the catalog and to design and implement a plan for Institutional Learning Outcome (ILO) 1 & 2

  • Develop and provide formal and informal training 

  • Attend and contribute to the Humboldt Advisory Committee on Sustainability 


Read the initial solicitation for applicants from April 2021 here