Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 58.76
Liaison Krista Bailey
Submission Date July 29, 2011
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Pennsylvania State University
ER-19: Interdisciplinary Research in Tenure and Promotion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Erik Foley
Managing Director
Sustainability Institute
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Does the institution's treatment of interdisciplinary research meet the criteria for this credit?:

A brief description or a copy of the institution’s policy regarding interdisciplinary research:

The University's research mission and strategic plan includes the goal of facilitating strong programs for interdisciplinary research. Penn State has nine university-level research institutes and centers focused on fostering interdisciplinary research.

The website URL where information about the treatment of interdisciplinary research is available:

The University has long promoted interdisciplinary research and has established several university-level institutes, organized under the Office of the Vice President for Research, to foster and administer these initiatives.

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