Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Susan Powers
Submission Date Feb. 12, 2016
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Clarkson University
AC-10: Support for Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Susan Powers
Assoc. Dir. Sustainability
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Does the institution have a program to encourage student sustainability research that meets the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s program(s) to encourage student research in sustainability:

Sustainability awards presented at the 2x/y Symposium for Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) and Annual Graduate Student Conference. Clarkson has hosted an NSF REU program for many years. ASSETs to Serve Humanity: A 10 week summer research program to engage undergraduate students in research projects in the theme area of Advancing Sustainable Systems and Environmental Technologies to Serve Humanity


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Does the institution have a program to encourage faculty sustainability research that meets the criteria for this credit?:
No

A brief description of the institution’s program(s) to encourage faculty research in sustainability:
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The website URL where information about the faculty research program is available:
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Has the institution formally adopted policies and procedures that give positive recognition to interdisciplinary, transdisciplinary, and multidisciplinary research during faculty promotion and/or tenure decisions?:
Yes

A brief description or the text of the institution’s policy regarding interdisciplinary research:

Operations Manual Section 5.3.A.4 reads, “Each tenurable faculty member should excel in disciplinary and/or interdisciplinary scholarship.” 


The website URL where information about the treatment of interdisciplinary research is available:
Does the institution provide ongoing library support for sustainability research and learning that meets the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's library support for sustainability research and learning:

Research guide for the Adirondack Park developed; $18k spent on sustainability books since 2011


The website URL where information about the institution's library support for sustainability is available:

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