Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 30.28
Liaison Jon Bartlow
Submission Date Feb. 10, 2012
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Pittsburg State University
ER-15: Sustainability Research Identification

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Brian Peery
Sustainability Coordinator
Continuing and Graduate Studies
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Has the institution developed a definition of sustainability research?:
Yes

A copy of the institution's definition of sustainability research:

Sustainability research focuses on a key principle of sustainability (such as social equity or environmental stewardship); addresses a sustainability challenge (such as climate change or poverty); or furthers our understanding of the interconnectedness of societal and environmental challenges. Sustainability research leads toward solutions that support economic prosperity, social well-being, and ecological health.


Has the institution identified its sustainability research activities and initiatives?:
Yes

A brief description of the methodology the institution followed to complete the inventory:

Each academic department chair was asked to complete an inventory of sustainability-focused and sustainability- related courses, sustainability focused academic programs and sustainability-related research conducted by faculty using definitions approved by the university sustainability committee.


Does the institution make its sustainability research inventory publicly available online?:
Yes

The website URL where the sustainability research inventory is posted (required if claiming Part 3 of the credit):

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