|Submission Date||Nov. 25, 2019|
AC-9: Research and Scholarship
|11.22 / 12.00||
Campus Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Energy Management and Sustainability
Total number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff that are engaged in research (headcount):
Number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff that are engaged in sustainability research (headcount):
Percentage of the institution's faculty and staff researchers that are engaged in sustainability research :
Total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that include at least one faculty or staff member that conducts research:
Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that include at least one faculty or staff member that conducts sustainability research:
Percentage of research-producing departments that are engaged in sustainability research:
A copy of the institution’s inventory of its sustainability research that includes names and department affiliations of faculty and staff engaged in sustainability research:
The institution’s inventory of its sustainability research that includes names and department affiliations of faculty and staff engaged in sustainability research:
A brief description of the methodology the institution followed to complete the research inventory (including the types of faculty and staff included as researchers):
“Sustainability research” was defined as research that explores the concept of sustainability, the interdependence of human, environmental, and economic sectors, and/or addresses a global sustainability issue – per credit guidelines. Research was identified via faculty bio pages. If research concentration was not listed in faculty bio/CV, it was presumed to not include sustainability.
Only full-time Assistant Professors, Associate Professor and full Professors were included in both total faculty and “sustainability faculty” counts. We did not include part-time faculty, Clinical Professors, Instructors, Lecturers, staff, or instructors without rank in either head count. Graduate students were also not included.
It was presumed that all faculty were involved in research of some kind, including professors in writing, language, art techniques, theater arts, and filmmaking. We did not include professors in the School of Music in either headcount due to the ambiguity of research expectations in tenure decisions.
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.