Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.28
Liaison Ciara Tennis
Submission Date Nov. 3, 2022

STARS v2.2

Eastern Connecticut State University
AC-7: Incentives for Developing Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00
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Does the institution have an ongoing program that offers incentives for academic staff in multiple disciplines or departments to develop new sustainability courses and/or incorporate sustainability into existing courses? :
Yes

A brief description of the incentive program(s):

As part of the President’s 2022 call to action on Climate Change, the Institute for Sustainability is pleased to announce that the Provost’s Office will provide financial support for curriculum development during Winter Session 2022-23. The purpose of this initiative is to support the expansion of sustainability-inclusive and sustainability-focused courses in the new Liberal Arts Core curriculum and to sharpen our vision for a sustainability major program at Eastern.


A brief description of the incentives that academic staff who participate in the program(s) receive:

Faculty will receive a stipend to develop a sustainability-focused or sustainability-inclusive course or for developing a sustainability major or certificate. The first round of stipends will be available during Winter Session 2022-23.


Website URL where information about the incentives for developing sustainability course content is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Also listed on the Institute for Sustainability Website: https://www.easternct.edu/sustainable-energy/index.html

Links and release information provided by Patty Szczys, Director of the Institute for Sustainability. Data input by Ciara Tennis, University Assistant for Climate and Sustainability Initiatives.

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