Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Kristina Bryan
Submission Date Feb. 26, 2015
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Saint Louis University
AC-10: Support for Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired John Woolschlager
Director
Center for Sustainability
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Does the institution have a program to encourage student sustainability research that meets the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s program(s) to encourage student research in sustainability:

"Graduate students in the Center for Sustainability re required to conduct research to complete their degrees. Students may choose a 3-credit hour capstone or 6-credit hour thesis option. The Center also employes, on average, four research assistants who work directly with faculty members. Funding is also availalbe to support student research.

Sustainability Research Assistantships: http://www.slu.edu/sustainability/graduate-programs/ms-in-sustainability/graduate-assistantships

Urban Planning Research Assistantships: http://www.slu.edu/sustainability/graduate-programs/ma-in-urban-planning-and-development/graduate-assistantships

+ Date Revised: March 13, 2015

The website URL where information about the student research program is available:
Does the institution have a program to encourage faculty sustainability research that meets the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s program(s) to encourage faculty research in sustainability:

To further the mission of creating a more sustainable world through interdisciplinary education, research, and community engagement, the Center for Sustainability offers financial support to Saint Louis University faculty members for externally funded, sustainability-related research and community development projects.


The website URL where information about the faculty research program is available:
Has the institution formally adopted policies and procedures that give positive recognition to interdisciplinary, transdisciplinary, and multidisciplinary research during faculty promotion and/or tenure decisions?:
No

A brief description or the text of the institution’s policy regarding interdisciplinary research:
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The website URL where information about the treatment of interdisciplinary research is available:
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Does the institution provide ongoing library support for sustainability research and learning that meets the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's library support for sustainability research and learning:

The Center for Sustainability has secured the commitment of professional research librarian, Rebecca Hyde, in the Pius XII Memorial Library. Rebecca provides research support to Center for Sustainability students and faculty, including education, guidance, research assistance, and the ordering of sustainability titles/journals for the library's permanent collection or inter-library loan.


The website URL where information about the institution's library support for sustainability is available:

The URL links to a staff contact page where you will find Sustainability Research Librarian Rebecca Hyde's contact information. He can provide more details concerning the support services he provides for sustainability on behalf of the Pius XII Memorial Library.

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