Overall Rating Expired
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Liaison Diane Fout
Submission Date Dec. 13, 2015
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Transylvania University
AC-7: Incentives for Developing Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Samuel Crankshaw
Student Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution have an ongoing incentives program or programs that meet the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

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

The Office of Sustainability funded professional development by sending professors to the AASHE conference in 2014.

The Office of Sustainability hosted a retreat in the summer of 2013 for faculty to further their understanding of what sustainability is, to discuss integrating sustainable learning components into the curriculum, and to connect the curricular components to the co-curricular and operational characteristics of the university with respect to sustainability.

The Office of Sustainability hosted a weeklong sustainability workshop on campus to further faculty members' understanding of what sustainability is, to discuss integrating sustainable learning components into the curriculum, and to connect the curricular components to the co-curricular components to the local community with respect to sustainability.


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

Faculty members who participated in the AASHE conference in 2014 received full funding to attend.

Faculty members who participated in the retreat (2013) and workshop (2012) received full funding to attend and a stipend upon completion.


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