Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 55.24
Liaison Paul Scanlon
Submission Date Feb. 22, 2019
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Slippery Rock University
AC-9: Research and Scholarship

Status Score Responsible Party
7.73 / 12.00 Paul Scanlon
Special Assistant to the President
President's Office/Sustainability
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Total number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff that are engaged in research (headcount):
81

Number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff that are engaged in sustainability research (headcount):
19

Percentage of the institution's faculty and staff researchers that are engaged in sustainability research :
23.46

Total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that include at least one faculty or staff member that conducts research:
37

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that include at least one faculty or staff member that conducts sustainability research:
8

Percentage of research-producing departments that are engaged in sustainability research:
21.62

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

1. Geography, Geology & the Environment:
Xianfeng Chen
Tamra Schiappa
Langdon Smith
Julie Snow
Jack Livingston
Patrick Burkhart

2. Business Department:
John Golden
Li Pu

3. Parks and Recreation Department:
Rebecca Thomas
Shawn Davis
Betsy Kemeny

4. Biology:
Michael Stapleton
Dean DeNicola


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 research inventory was completed using a combination of self-reporting by faculty members; review of research grant and Green Fund Grant project announcements; a review of publications published in the Deans' quarterly reports.


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