Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 36.75
Liaison Audrey McSain
Submission Date July 10, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Lehigh University
AC-10: Support for Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 4.00 Alan Snyder
Vice President and Associate Provost for Research and Graduate Studies
Research & Graduate Studies
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Does the institution have a program to encourage student sustainability research that meets the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s program(s) to encourage student research in sustainability:

Science, Technology, Environment, Policy and Society (STEPS) and the Environmental Initiative offers funding to encourage students from all majors and all Colleges to engage in creative, independent research and scholarship under faculty supervision that focuses on the intersection of energy, environment, policy,economics and sustainability. These grants are intended to fund paid summer fellowships of 6 or 10 weeks duration that will correspond with full or second summer semester time periods established by the registrar or credit-bearing fellowships during the academic year.


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Does the institution have a program to encourage faculty sustainability research that meets the criteria for this credit?:
No

A brief description of the institution’s program(s) to encourage faculty research in sustainability:
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Has the institution formally adopted policies and procedures that give positive recognition to interdisciplinary, transdisciplinary, and multidisciplinary research during faculty promotion and/or tenure decisions?:
No

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Does the institution provide ongoing library support for sustainability research and learning that meets the criteria for this credit?:
No

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