Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 70.79
Liaison Yumiko Jakobcic
Submission Date March 1, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Grand Valley State University
AC-7: Incentives for Developing Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Yumiko Jakobcic
Campus Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Sustainability Practices
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

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?:
Yes

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):

The Grand Valley Faculty Teaching and Learning Center (FTLC) has offered a variety of opportunities which have supported sustainability course development activity.


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

Faculty Learning Communities bring faculty together for a semester-long conversation on a certain topic; recent conversations have been about sustainability in the curriculum and publicly engaged scholarship.

Faculty Conference Travel Grants can support faculty to attend sustainability conferences.

Teaching Innovation Grants have been used to promote paperless classrooms and to provide tools for classes at the Sustainable Agriculture Project.


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

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.