Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 75.64
Liaison Yolanda Cieters
Submission Date March 2, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Seattle University
AC-9: Research and Scholarship

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 11.33 / 12.00 Phillip Thompson
Director
CEJS
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Total number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff that are engaged in research (headcount):
359

Number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff that are engaged in sustainability research (headcount):
80

Percentage of the institution's faculty and staff researchers that are engaged in sustainability research :
22.28

Total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that include at least one faculty or staff member that conducts research:
48

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that include at least one faculty or staff member that conducts sustainability research:
32

Percentage of research-producing departments that are engaged in sustainability research:
66.67

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

See attached Excel spreadsheet


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

The attached inventory contains all sustainability research started and/or completed by SU faculty in the past three years: FY15, FY16, FY17:

(1) A survey was created and sent out to faculty/staff of all SU Colleges in summer of 2017. 108 people responded. The questions asked are in the tab entitled Survey Questions.
(2) All the information from 2015 Research Data that was submitted to SU's first STARS report (2016) was verified and incorporated into the data for FY17 if the date of research was within the last three fiscal years, that is FY15,16,17
(3) All the CEJS Faculty Experts on the CEJS website were included in this data if the date of their research was within the last three fiscal years, that is FY15,16,17
(4) All CEJS Fellows were included in this data if the date of their research was within the last three fiscal years, that is FY15,16,17
(5) ICTC and Center for Business Ethics Fellows who produced research relating to sustainability were included in this data if the date of their research was within the last three fiscal years, that is FY15,16,17
(6) Research on SU website


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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The total number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff that are engaged in research provided above is for FY15, FY16, and FY17.

The number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff that are engaged in sustainability research provided above is also for FY15, FY16, and FY17.

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.