Overall Rating Reporter
Overall Score
Liaison Ryan McEnany
Submission Date March 6, 2020

STARS v2.2

Pace University
AC-10: Support for Sustainability Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Ryan McEnany
Director Energy & Resiliency
Facilities & Capital Projects
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution have an ongoing program to encourage students in multiple disciplines or academic programs to conduct sustainability research?:

A brief description of the student sustainability research program:

Students enrolled in Professor Toomey's Sustainability on Campus class conduct a semester long sustainability research project. Some of these research projects become actionable programs here at Pace.

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

A brief description of the faculty sustainability research program:

The Pace Academy for Applied Environmental Studies' university-wide Faculty Scholars Program promotes the application of research and scholarship to pedagogy, service, and policy that advances a mutually enhancing relationship between humans and nature.

• Support faculty involved in interdisciplinary, environmentally themed scholarship, pedagogy, policy development and service.

• Promote and connect the talent of faculty working collaboratively across disciplines at Pace University.

• Create and sustain a community of faculty scholars from diverse perspectives.

• Foster faculty-student research and scholarship.

• Encourage scholarly activity that advances the level and sophistication of environmental studies at Pace University.

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?:

A copy of the promotion or tenure guidelines or policies:

The promotion or tenure guidelines or policies:

Does the institution have ongoing library support for sustainability research and learning?:

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

Databases related to environment/sustainability or related disciplines are available to all students, faculty and staff on all campuses. Each of these databases index magazines and periodicals relevant to the thrust of individual databases.
Biology Journals
Ecology Abstracts
Environment Complete
Environmental Studies and Policy Collection
Proquest Deep Indexing: Biological Sciences
Sage Premier
Science Journals
Toxicology Abstracts

Two general databases that can be used are:
Academic Search Complete
Google Scholar

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

Additional documentation to support the submission:

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