Director of Campus Master Planning & Sustainability at Purdue University, formerly Vice President of High Performance Buildings and Strategic Sustainability Consulting at Croxton Collaborative Architects
Michael J. Gulich, AIA, LEED AP, LFA is the Director of Campus Master Planning and Sustainability at Purdue University and is responsible for directing the campus master planning process for Purdue’s 20 million square foot campus and for providing the vision, organizational strategy, and focus for advancing sustainability efforts campus-wide. Additionally, Mr. Gulich oversees campus planning, architectural, and landscape design standards and provides leadership and approval related to campus aesthetics. Purdue University, home to more than 38,000 students, is a major research institution and is supported by top-ranking disciplines in pharmacy, business, engineering, and agriculture.
Mr. Gulich, who received his LEED-AP designation in early 2002, worked for Croxton Collaborative Architects (CCA) prior to coming to Purdue. At CCA, he served as Vice President and director of the firm’s initiatives in High Performance Buildings and Strategic Sustainability Consulting. Mr. Gulich has more than 15 years of prior experience in the management, design, and practice of architecture for a wide client base including commercial, institutional, and public agency organizations. At CCA, he also provided green / sustainability leadership and facilitation for school, health care, and institutional projects, and was an in-house mentor on topics of green design and technologies and LEED®.