Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 56.21
Liaison Jennifer McMillin
Submission Date July 28, 2020

STARS v2.2

Cleveland State University
AC-10: Support for Sustainability Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 4.00 Jennifer McMillin
Director of Sustainability
Facilities l Architect l Safety l Technology
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Does the institution have an ongoing program to encourage students in multiple disciplines or academic programs to conduct sustainability research?:
No

A brief description of the student sustainability research program:
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Does the institution have a program to encourage academic staff from multiple disciplines or academic programs to conduct sustainability research?:
No

A brief description of the faculty sustainability research program:
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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?:
No

A copy of the promotion or tenure guidelines or policies:
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The promotion or tenure guidelines or policies:
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Does the institution have ongoing library support for sustainability research and learning?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s library support for sustainability research:

A Sustainability Research Guide was originally developed by librarians Diane Kolosionek and Barbara Strauss to support students enrolled in UST 436: Urban Sustainability.

The CSU Sustainability Research Guide was revised and updated in 2019-20 to include expanded resources on sustainability and its relationship to various disciplines. The Guide is intended to help faculty incorporate sustainability into teaching and research.
https://researchguides.csuohio.edu/sustainability_main


Website URL where information about the institution’s support for sustainability research is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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CSU Giving Day
CSU’s seventh annual giving day is February 12, 2020. This year, the Office of Research will be raising funds to support student research projects related to public interest technology, a growing field focused on leveraging technology to improve the lives of the general public by addressing issues like protecting the environment, human rights, child welfare, and reforming criminal justice.

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