Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 67.16
Liaison Scott Doyle
Submission Date Oct. 25, 2022

STARS v2.2

Ithaca College
AC-10: Support for Sustainability Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 4.00 Scott Doyle
Director
Energy Management and Sustainability
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Does the institution have an ongoing program to encourage students in multiple disciplines or academic programs to conduct sustainability research?:
Yes

A brief description of the student sustainability research program:

The Office of Energy Management & Sustainability has historically offered funds to incentivize and compensate student internships and research in the School of Business and the departments of Environmental Studies and Sciences. Past and current student research projects include: tree and soil carbon sequestration in the campus natural lands. The funding has been available since 2016.


Does the institution have a program to encourage academic staff from multiple disciplines or academic programs to conduct sustainability research?:
Yes

A brief description of the faculty sustainability research program:

Center for Faculty Excellence research grant program:
https://www.ithaca.edu/center-faculty-excellence


Has the institution published written policies and procedures that give positive recognition to interdisciplinary, transdisciplinary, and multidisciplinary research during faculty promotion and/or tenure decisions?:
No

A copy of the promotion or tenure guidelines or policies:
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The promotion or tenure guidelines or policies:
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Does the institution have ongoing library support for sustainability research and learning?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s library support for sustainability research:

Abby Juda is the College's Natural Sciences Librarian, responsible for guiding students toward sustainability resources. The College Library also recently created a "sustainability collection" within the Digital Commons, which highlights sustainability works.


Website URL where information about the institution’s support for sustainability research is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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