Rhodes is committed to preserving the environment by minimizing waste on-campus, supporting activities by Rhodes community members and, most importantly, educating a new generation of environmental stewards.

Presidents Climate Commitment

On August 23, 2007, President Troutt became a charter signatory of the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment.  More than 600 school presidents nationwide have signed this aggressive commitment, which pledges to track campus carbon emissions and set a target date for achieving climate neutrality.  Learn more at