Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 63.54
Liaison Meghan Wrenn
Submission Date Aug. 8, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Endicott College
AC-7: Incentives for Developing Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Anthony Michetti
Director of Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution have an ongoing program or programs that offer incentives for faculty in multiple disciplines or departments to develop new sustainability courses and/or incorporate sustainability into existing courses?:

A brief description of the program(s), including positive outcomes during the previous three years (e.g. descriptions of new courses or course content resulting from the program):

Programs include faculty development on sustainability workshops, and faculty discussions after events on campus and having the option to do professional development in sustainability (attend conferences, etc.). A multidisciplinary group was recently formed to meet periodically and discuss sustainability courses across departments.

In addition there are incentives of reduced teaching load if courses are team taught and opportunities for including sustainability in the Gen Ed courses.

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

Seminars have offered food. If courses are team taught the course counts as a course for each member. Recognition to larger community is also possible.

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

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