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Innovative Sustainability

MUM is fully committed to sustainable practices as one of America’s most green universities. Renewable energy, sustainable buildings, and organic food are high priorities.

MUM was also the first university in the US to offer a BA in Sustainable Living and an MBA in Sustainable Business.

The Green Facts About MUM

Renewable Energy and Sustainable Buildings

  • 1.1 million watt solar array provides one-third of electric power
  • On track to have 40% of electricity production needs met from renewable resources
  • New construction must be LEED-certified or meet standards of a comparable third-party rating system
  • Groundbreaking new net-zero Sustainable Living Center

Organic Food

  • 95% of food budget spent on organic food, including locally grown produce
  • 100% of dining hall food scraps composted
  • 100% of campus grounds maintained organically