Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 51.15
Liaison Joanne Wong
Submission Date May 31, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Mills College
AC-7: Incentives for Developing Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Nicole Gaetjens
Sustainability Coordinator
Campus Facilities
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Does the institution have an ongoing program or programs that offer incentives for faculty in multiple disciplines or departments to develop new sustainability courses and/or incorporate sustainability into existing courses?:
Yes

A brief description of the program(s), including positive outcomes during the previous three years (e.g. descriptions of new courses or course content resulting from the program):

The Mills Community Farm provides a physical, monetary, and personnel resource for faculty from various departments to take advantage of. The full-time Farm Manager assists faculty with bringing sustainable agriculture into course curriculum. Previous integration has included an optional add-on credit to an Environmental Policy course for the farm; a Plant Ecology lab at the farm; and a ceramics class development of tree planters (materials funded from farm funds).


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

Course development grants for courses that integrate the farm are in the works.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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