Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 57.55
Liaison Michelle Larkins
Submission Date Dec. 20, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Pacific University
AC-9: Research and Scholarship

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 5.25 / 12.00 Michelle Larkins
Director of the CSS
Center for a Sustainable Society
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Total number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff that are engaged in research (headcount):
297

Number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff that are engaged in sustainability research (headcount):
22

Percentage of the institution's faculty and staff researchers that are engaged in sustainability research :
7.41

Total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that include at least one faculty or staff member that conducts research:
56

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that include at least one faculty or staff member that conducts sustainability research:
16

Percentage of research-producing departments that are engaged in sustainability research:
28.57

A copy of the institution’s inventory of its sustainability research that includes names and department affiliations of faculty and staff engaged in sustainability research:
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The institution’s inventory of its sustainability research that includes names and department affiliations of faculty and staff engaged in sustainability research:

Hardin: ANP
Gundersen:ENV
Van Buskirk: ENV
Ilea: PHIL
O'Day: Art
Brumfield: Art
Chen: Biology
Guerrero: Pysch
Ruder: Econ
Schoon: PH
Town : PH
Johnson: ENG
Schwietzer: SW
Hardacker: Media Arts
Layshock: Bio
Halpern: Bio
Sardinia : Bio


A brief description of the methodology the institution followed to complete the research inventory (including the types of faculty and staff included as researchers):

Only tenure line faculty are included in the above description. Inclusion is based on publications within the last 2 years, or current AY research program.


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