Campus sustainability positions are evolving as more institutions report housing sustainability offices or centers, according to a new report.

The 2017 Salaries & Status of Sustainability Staff in Higher Education report examines the nature of sustainability positions at colleges and universities in the United States, Canada and other countries.

The report offers insights into salaries, funding, supervision, job satisfaction, challenges and more.

Institutions reporting at least one office, center, or institute with “sustainability” in the name increased to 76 percent in 2017, up from 71 percent in 2015.

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