Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 37.54
Liaison Krista Bailey
Submission Date Dec. 17, 2020
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STARS v2.1

Indiana University South Bend
IN-24: Innovation A

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Deb Marr
Sustainability Studies Program
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Name or title of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
Climate Resolution

A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome that outlines how credit criteria are met and any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation:

A Climate Resolution was passed by the Faculty Senate on March, 27, 2020, in an effort to raise a collective faculty voice of concern for action by the campus and the university to address climate change related challenges.
It is anticipated that this resolution will serve to ensure climate action as central to the next campus strategic plan and add to a collective voice from all IU campuses to ensure university wide action is taken in response.
It addresses innovation credit criteria as a new, unique, groundbreaking, and uncommon outcome of Faculty Senate work. It lays the groundwork for policy that address sustainability challenges by campus and the international community.

Which of the following impact areas does the innovation most closely relate to? (select up to three):
Air & Climate

A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise or a press release or publication featuring the innovation :

The website URL where information about the innovation is available :

Additional documentation to support the submission:

The data for this credit was provided by the Department Chair of the Sustainability Studies Program.

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