Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 62.57
Liaison Kylee Singh
Submission Date Feb. 16, 2017
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STARS v2.1

California Polytechnic State University
AC-9: Research and Scholarship

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 5.81 / 12.00 Kylee Singh
Sustainability Coordinator
Energy Utilities and Sustainability
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Total number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff that are engaged in research (headcount):
1190

Number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff that are engaged in sustainability research (headcount):
92

Percentage of the institution's faculty and staff researchers that are engaged in sustainability research :
7.73

Total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that include at least one faculty or staff member that conducts research:
56

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that include at least one faculty or staff member that conducts sustainability research:
19

Percentage of research-producing departments that are engaged in sustainability research:
33.93

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:

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

Because there is no central location that collects information about Faculty research at Cal Poly, we asked the Provost office to send a self-reporting survey to College Deans and Department Chairs. We received 26 responses out of 56 departments.


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