Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 58.54
Liaison Kevin Miller
Submission Date March 6, 2020

STARS v2.2

Goshen College
AC-7: Incentives for Developing Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Kevin Miller
Sustainability Coordinator
Advancement
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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):

The Maple Scholars/Hickory Scholars program is an 8-week summer internship for students to conduct research in partnership with a faculty mentor. The faculty members receive stipends on top of their regular salary. Although the program is not limited to sustainability research, several projects each year are sustainability-related.


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

Summer of 2019 an English professor and environmental science professor collaborated with two students to develop a course on creative writing in the context of spending time in nature. The intent is to have a course ready for students by May term 2020.


Website URL where information about the incentives for developing sustainability course content is available:
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