Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 51.50
Liaison Elaine Durr
Submission Date Feb. 27, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Elon University
AC-10: Support for Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 4.00 Elaine Durr
Director of Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
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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 Sustainability Research Scholars program offers grants to students from all disciplines who are or will be engaged in independent, faculty-mentored undergraduate research related to sustainability. A maximum of three grants of $1,000 each in a year are awarded to students.
http://www.elon.edu/e-web/bft/sustainability/ac-susResScholars.xhtml


Does the institution have a program to encourage faculty from multiple disciplines or academic programs to conduct research in sustainability topics?:
No

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

There is a sustainability research guide.
http://elon.libguides.com/sustainability


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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