Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 65.59
Liaison Victor Udo
Submission Date Sept. 23, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Bucknell University
AC-7: Incentives for Developing Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00
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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 University encourages the development of Environmental Connections and Diversity in the US courses for the College Core Curriculum (CCC). Each year, we request proposals from faculty members for development of new courses for all of the CCC components. We provide summer funding for five faculty members who have each developed a course, for each CCC. In exchange for this funding, faculty members agree to develop the course, and teach it twice during the subsequent three years.

A brief description of the incentives that faculty members who participate in the program(s) receive:

Members who participate in the program receive summer funding as an incentive to develop Environmental Connections and Diversity in the US courses.

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

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