Sustainable Development as a Part of the "Third Mission" of the Universities"

Cezary Kościelniak, Robert Roemer


The aim of the article is to display the impact of
sustainable development on the higher education policy,
particularly on the “third mission” – the relation between
the university and its environment. The article is based on
a case study of Loyola University of Chicago. The paper
consists of the following parts: the first part explains the
challenges of sustainable development for universities,
then selected elements of sustainable change at Loyola
University of Chicago are shown; finally, in the last part,
the paper examines ethical problems concerning
sustainable change at universities.


university and public duties, sustainable development, Loyola University of Chicago

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DOI: 10.7250/ste.2013.004

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