Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 45.45
Liaison Monika Kamboures
Submission Date May 30, 2017
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California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
AC-10: Support for Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 4.00 Monika Kamboures
Sustainability Coordinator
Facilities Planning & Management
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Does the institution have an ongoing program to encourage students in multiple disciplines or academic programs to conduct research in sustainability? :
Yes

A brief description of the student research program, including the incentives provided and any positive outcomes during the previous three years:

The Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies actively supports research and outreach by Cal Poly Pomona faculty, students and staff that directly supports our mission of advancing principles of environmentally sustainable living. The Center offers space for conducting research projects and outreach programs, provides resources through their faculty fellowship program, and offers logistical support for facilitating grants and contracts. .


Does the institution have a program to encourage faculty from multiple disciplines or academic programs to conduct research in sustainability topics?:
Yes

A brief description of the faculty research program, including the incentives provided and any positive outcomes during the previous three years:

The Lyle Center actively supports research and outreach by Cal Poly Pomona faculty, students and staff that directly supports our mission of advancing principles of environmentally sustainable living. The Center offers space for conducting research projects and outreach programs, provides resources through their faculty fellowship program, and offers logistical support for facilitating grants and contracts.
The Lyle Center Faculty Fellowship Program is aimed towards Cal Poly Pomona faculty who are pursuing scholarly or creative activities consistent with the mission of the Center - advancing the principles of environmentally sustainable living. Fellows are given financial support for their work, and in return they offer a public presentation on their research or creative activity.


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?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s support for interdisciplinary, transdisciplinary, and multidisciplinary research, including any positive outcomes during the previous three years:

While the weight of whether or not interdisciplinary research is considered varies from RTP committee/dept/ college - in all cases, interdisciplinary work would be counted as one of the activities that faculty are regularly encouraged to participate in.


Does the institution have ongoing library support for sustainability research and learning?:
No

A brief description of the institution’s library support for sustainability research, including any positive outcomes during the previous three years:
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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