Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 48.23
Liaison Nick Cookson
Submission Date Jan. 20, 2016
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STARS v2.0

Sewanee - The University of the South
AC-7: Incentives for Developing Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Amy Turner
Director of Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability
Office of Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability
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Does the institution have an ongoing incentives program or programs that meet the criteria for this credit?:

A brief description of the program(s), including positive outcomes during the previous three years:

The Collaborative for Southern Appalachian and Place-Based Studies is "a partnership between Sewanee and Yale—[that] seeks to bring together long-standing, more recent, and yet-to-be-imagined efforts of numerous Sewanee and Yale faculty, students, and community partners to build a transformative and replicable model of public scholarship fundamentally grounded by humanistic inquiry and a focus on place. Insofar as meaningful understanding of and engagement with a place—whether Southern Appalachia or some other locale—demands multiple perspectives, varied methodologies, and real-world application, place-based inquiry can catalyze innovative collaborations that transcend traditional disciplinary, institutional, and academy-community boundaries. Such collaborations and the approaches emerging from them are likely to be especially valuable in addressing the complex array of challenges and opportunities facing local and global communities."
There is a Call for Proposals, which "is an invitation to think creatively to develop and strengthen collaborative, interdisciplinary place-based approaches with a focus on humanistic questions and themes."

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

Funding can be received for courses and/or public scholarship.

The website URL where information about the incentive program(s) is available:

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