President Ruscio has joined more than 125 other presidents and chancellors of colleges and universities in signing the Amethyst Initiative, which calls for a renewed and informed debate about the legal drinking age of 21.
Issues in Higher Education
Composed in 1990 at an international conference in Talloires, France, this is the first official statement made by university administrators of a commitment to environmental sustainability in higher education.
The American College & University Presidents Climate Commitment is a high-visibility effort to address global warming by garnering institutional commitments to neutralize greenhouse gas emissions, and to accelerate the research and educational efforts of higher education to equip society to re-stabilize the earth's climate.
On Sept. 7, 2007, President Ruscio joined a group of top liberal arts college presidents in a new effort to provide clear, understandable information and data about the University to prospective students, their families and other interested parties.