|Submission Date||March 4, 2014|
ER-15: Sustainability Research Identification
Assistant Director for Sustainability
Has the institution developed a definition of sustainability research?:
A copy of the institution's definition of sustainability research:
Sustainability research comprises scholarly, investigative, and creative activity that aims to inform understandings of the interconnections between human and environmental systems and/or to address particular sustainability-related problems.
Has the institution identified its sustainability research activities and initiatives?:
A brief description of the methodology the institution followed to complete the inventory:
DePauw's Campus Sustainability Committee, created by President Casey, approved the institution's sustainability definitions after several semesters of debate. Our Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Sustainability Director then applied the definition of sustainability research to applicable activities and initiatives.
Does the institution make its sustainability research inventory publicly available online?:
The website URL where the sustainability research inventory is posted (required if claiming Part 3 of the credit):
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