Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 54.97
Liaison Catherine Lockhart
Submission Date June 17, 2013
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Lawrence University
ER-14: Incentives for Developing Sustainability Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Kathleen Isaacson
Associate Professor / Chair Committee on Sustainability 2012-2013
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Does the institution have a program that meets the criteria outlined above?:

A brief description of the program(s):

The Provost's office manages the Curricular Development Grant, which faculty can apply for to develop courses outside their area of expertise. Although this grant is not limited to sustainability-related courses, it has often been used for them. In 2011, for example, a Curricular Development Grant was awarded to Jason Brozek (Government), Bill Hixon (Government) and David Gerard (Economics) for the creation of ENST 151: Intro to Environmental Policy.

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

Materials, travel funding, and stipends.

The website URL where information about the program is available:

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