Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 54.08
Liaison Julie Hopwood
Submission Date March 2, 2020

STARS v2.2

Ball State University
AC-10: Support for Sustainability Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 4.00 Augusta Isley
Senior Proposal Manager
Sponsored Projects Administration
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Does the institution have an ongoing program to encourage students in multiple disciplines or academic programs to conduct sustainability research?:
No

A brief description of the student sustainability research program:
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Does the institution have a program to encourage academic staff from multiple disciplines or academic programs to conduct sustainability research?:
No

A brief description of the faculty sustainability research program:
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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 copy of the promotion or tenure guidelines or policies:
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The promotion or tenure guidelines or policies:
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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:

The university offers a "subject guide" in Natural Resources & Environmental Management, which includes articles, internet resources, literature reviews, and annotated bibliographies. Additionally, users are able to virtually "ask a librarian" or work one-on-one in person or over the phone to receive individualized assistance with research projects. Additional "subject guides" are available for sustainability-related topics in architecture, landscape architecture, biology and urban planning.


Website URL where information about the institution’s support for sustainability research is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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