Overall Rating Reporter
Overall Score
Liaison Haley Randell
Submission Date May 30, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Austin Peay State University
AC-9: Research and Scholarship

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Tucker Brown
Chair/Professor
Sociology
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Total number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff that are engaged in research (headcount):
337

Number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff that are engaged in sustainability research (headcount):
14

Percentage of the institution's faculty and staff researchers that are engaged in sustainability research :
4.15

Total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that include at least one faculty or staff member that conducts research:
27

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that include at least one faculty or staff member that conducts sustainability research:
1

Percentage of research-producing departments that are engaged in sustainability research:
3.70

A copy of the institution’s inventory of its sustainability research that includes names and department affiliations of faculty and staff engaged in sustainability research:
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The institution’s inventory of its sustainability research that includes names and department affiliations of faculty and staff engaged in sustainability research:

Currently, there are 14 faculty that have research interests that overarch with sustainability (10 in Biology, 1 in Agriculture, and 3 in Geosciences). However, their research does not specifically focus on sustainability). This is an area of research that is emerging on the campus.


A brief description of the methodology the institution followed to complete the research inventory (including the types of faculty and staff included as researchers):

The research inventory was compiled by sending a general survey to the Dean of the College of STEM for distribution to STEM Departments.


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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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