If the University of Vermont is to become a catalyst, a model, and an engine of change—a driving force that leads society by design to a sustainable and desirable future, then we must create a shared vision for UVM. Without a coherent shared vision of what the model university would look like, there will be no united effort to take us from here to there. Shared visions can arise through participatory democratic processes, or through the persuasive rhetoric of charismatic individuals. The vision for the UVM of the future must incorporate a diversity of perspectives and be based on principles of fairness and respect.
Learn More About Envisioning
http://www.uvm.edu/giee/?Page=beyondenvironmentalism/index.html (see especially the video of Dana Meadow’s talk)
A draft vision for
America developed by ESDA -- Envisioning a Sustainable and Desirable
America and information about the visioning process as
published in Rachel's Environment and Health News:
Help Envision the UVM of the Future!
- You can help identify the most important aspects of the vision
by completing a brief online
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