Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 66.41
Liaison Trevor Ledbetter
Submission Date Feb. 10, 2012
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STARS v1.0

University of Arizona
ER-14: Incentives for Developing Sustainability Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
3.00 / 3.00 Joseph Abraham
Director
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution have a program that meets the criteria outlined above?:
Yes

A brief description of the program(s):

Environmental Teacher Initiative at the University of Arizona sets aside $2 million to bring distinguished and rising instructors in environmental fields to the University of Arizona. The funds are split between being used for promoting better teacher salaries and as start up funds for research or new programs.

There is also another $3.5 million dollars devoted to water, environmental, and renewable energy research, teaching, and outreach. This pool of funds includes the Udall Fellowship, Biosphere 2 research, and travel grants for faculty and graduate students.


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

Faculty receive funding and recognition for their efforts.


The website URL where information about the program is available:
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