Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 72.83
Liaison Tom Twist
Submission Date June 12, 2020
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STARS v2.1

Bates College
AC-9: Research and Scholarship

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 9.40 / 12.00 Tom Twist
Sustainability Manager
Facilities
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Total number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff that are engaged in research (headcount):
212

Number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff that are engaged in sustainability research (headcount):
32

Percentage of the institution's faculty and staff researchers that are engaged in sustainability research :
15.09

Total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that include at least one faculty or staff member that conducts research:
40

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that include at least one faculty or staff member that conducts sustainability research:
17

Percentage of research-producing departments that are engaged in sustainability research:
42.50

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

See attached


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

Total number of faculty is found here https://www.bates.edu/research/files/2020/04/Bates-Facts-2019-2020-Update-4.13.2020.pdf
The number of faculty involved in sustainability research is obtained by looking over faculty expertise and areas of research focus online (http://www.bates.edu/faculty-expertise/) and through conversations with faculties.


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