Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.26
Liaison Jennifer deHart
Submission Date March 22, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Unity College
AC-9: Research and Scholarship

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 12.00 / 12.00 Stacey Hachey
Administrative Assistant
Sustainability
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Total number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff that are engaged in research (headcount):
30

Number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff that are engaged in sustainability research (headcount):
30

Percentage of the institution's faculty and staff researchers that are engaged in sustainability research :
100

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

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:
100

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

All full-time faculty were considered for this credit. Staff and adjunct faculty were not included. We counted the total number of full-time faculty who conduct research. Of those faculty, all (100%) have recent and ongoing research projects that fit the definition of sustainability research.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Faculty are required to do scholarship at Unity College, which may include research, but are not specifically required to do research at Unity College and due to that, there are two departments that have zero research being conducted (Conservation
Law Enforcement & Captive Wildlife Care & Education) but the faculty that does conduct research all conduct sustainability research.

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