Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 72.47
Liaison Jenny McNamara
Submission Date March 30, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Portland State University
AC-7: Incentives for Developing Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Beth Lloyd-Pool
Program Administrator
Institute for Sustainable Solutions
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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 Institute for Sustainable Solutions offers funding to ISS Faculty Fellows for sustainability curriculum development. Outcomes include new course development, integration of sustainability into existing courses, and expanded sustainability content including guest speakers and travel to community partners for existing sustainability courses.


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

Faculty may apply for funding for course buy-outs, summer term salaries, graduate assistants, speakers, travel, supplies, and other services.


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