Julie Newman has worked in the field of sustainable development and campus sustainability since 1993. In 2004, Julie was recruited to be the founding Director of the Office of Sustainability for Yale University. At Yale, Julie also holds a lecturer appointment with the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies where she teaches an undergraduate course entitled – Sustainability: From theory to practice in institutions. In 1997, Julie assisted with the establishment of the longest-standing sustainability office in the country at the University of New Hampshire, Office of Sustainability Programs (OSP). Prior to her work with the OSP she worked for University Leaders for a Sustainable Future (ULSF) overseeing the development of the Environmental Literacy Institute.