Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Aaron Durnbaugh
Submission Date Jan. 17, 2014
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Loyola University Chicago
AC-10: Support for Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Aaron Durnbaugh
Director of Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
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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:

Loyola University Chicago has created a network of outreach opportunities in order to help all community members (students and faculty) wishing to be involved develop a greater appreciation for others while building sustainable communities. Some of the incentives for students include fellowships, internships and positions in the some of the sustainable enterprises such as the Farmer's Market


The website URL where information about the student research program is available:
Does the institution have a program to encourage faculty sustainability research that meets the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

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

The Office of Sustainability supports faculty research efforts that address issues of sustainability where possible. For faculty, grants are available to support research and sustainability around campus. Also faculty conducting sustainability research have access to Loyola's facilities or partnering with the Centers of Excellence to advance sustainability in their work.


The website URL where information about the faculty research program is available:
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

A brief description or the text of the institution’s policy regarding interdisciplinary research:
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The website URL where information about the treatment of interdisciplinary research is available:
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Does the institution provide ongoing library support for sustainability research and learning that meets the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's library support for sustainability research and learning:

The library staff provides ongoing support for interdisciplinary and sustainability research including presentations, direct assistance and specific collections. Stephen Macksey is the content expert for University Libraries


The website URL where information about the institution's library support for sustainability is available:

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