Overall Rating Reporter
Overall Score
Liaison Tanya Jagdish
Submission Date March 5, 2021
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Albion College
AC-10: Support for Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Bobbie Van Eck
Assistant Registrar
Registrar
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Does the institution have an ongoing program to encourage students in multiple disciplines or academic programs to conduct research in sustainability? :
Yes

A brief description of the student research program, including the incentives provided and any positive outcomes during the previous three years:

SRP - Student Research Partners
FURSCA - Foundation for Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity


Does the institution have a program to encourage faculty from multiple disciplines or academic programs to conduct research in sustainability topics?:
Yes

A brief description of the faculty research program, including the incentives provided and any positive outcomes during the previous three years:

Large/small grants through Faculty Development Committee.
Department dollars for research (up to $600 per faculty per year).
Sabbatical


Has the institution published written policies and procedures that give positive recognition to interdisciplinary, transdisciplinary, and multidisciplinary research during faculty promotion and/or tenure decisions?:
No

A brief description of the institution’s support for interdisciplinary, transdisciplinary, and multidisciplinary research, including any positive outcomes during the previous three years:
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Does the institution have ongoing library support for sustainability research and learning?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s library support for sustainability research, including any positive outcomes during the previous three years:

Library budget requests


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Support for student research also includes funds to support student travel to professional meetings to present research results.

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