Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Laura Bain
Submission Date Jan. 26, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Furman University
AC-9: Academic Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Yancey Fouche
Associate Director
Shi Center for Sustainability
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Number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff engaged in sustainability research:
53

Total number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff engaged in research:
252

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that include at least one faculty or staff member that conducts sustainability research:
19

The total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that conduct research:
24

A copy of the sustainability research inventory that includes the names and department affiliations of faculty and staff engaged in sustainability research:
Names and department affiliations of faculty and staff engaged in sustainability research:
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A brief description of the methodology the institution followed to complete the research inventory:

Shi Center of Sustainability maintains a list of affiliate faculty who incorportate sustainability into their research and courses.

Additionally, the Shi Center Affiliate Faculty program supports affiliate faculty in both teaching and research for sustainability through connecting faculty members across disciplines and providing resources for faculty. In other words, the center established an affiliate faculty program to promote and support interdisciplinary research and collaborations around sustainability.


A brief description of notable accomplishments during the previous three years by faculty and/or staff engaged in sustainability research:
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The website URL where information about sustainability research is available:
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