Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 65.28
Liaison David Blodgett
Submission Date March 30, 2018
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Babson College
AC-7: Incentives for Developing Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Asheen Phansey
Director of Sustainability
President's Office
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Does the institution have an ongoing program or programs that offer incentives for faculty in multiple disciplines or departments to develop new sustainability courses and/or incorporate sustainability into existing courses?:

A brief description of the program(s), including positive outcomes during the previous three years (e.g. descriptions of new courses or course content resulting from the program):
The Sustainability Office has sent five faculty members from the Math & Science, Technology, Operations, and Information Management; Marketing, Economics, Accounting & Law to professional development workshops on sustainability in the curriculum during Summer 2017. These faculty members are helping to plan an on-campus workshop for the broader faculty. The Sustainability Office, in partnership with the Center for Engaged Learning and Teaching, also has offered faculty incentives for creating sustainability courses. Priority is given to curriculum in divisions that currently lack sustainability courses.

A brief description of the incentives that faculty members who participate in the program(s) receive:
Babson College paid for all travel, lodging, meals, and registration for the faculty that attended the workshops. Faculty that applied for course development support received financial incentives.

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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