Princeton Review rates URI among top green universities

The University of Rhode Island began as an agricultural school and, in the 120 years since its inception, the school has maintained that heritage through its efforts to create an eco-friendly campus with a commitment to sustainability.

The University’s efforts were recognized last week with the release of The Princeton Review’s Guide to 322 Green Colleges: 2012 Edition. URI also was included in the 2010 and 2011 editions.

“It’s a recognition of what the University has been doing for a long time,” said Marsha Garcia, the University’s campus sustainability officer. “It’s a principle that has guided the University for more than 100 years.”

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