Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.20
Liaison Eric Boles
Submission Date March 8, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

University of Arkansas
AC-9: Academic Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 11.76 / 12.00 Marty Matlock
Executive Director
Office for Sustainability
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Number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff engaged in sustainability research:
99
+ Date Revised: Oct. 30, 2017
+ Date Revised: Sept. 11, 2017

Total number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff engaged in research:
304
+ Date Revised: Oct. 30, 2017
+ Date Revised: Sept. 11, 2017

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that include at least one faculty or staff member that conducts sustainability research:
49
+ Date Revised: Oct. 30, 2017
+ Date Revised: Sept. 11, 2017

The total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that conduct research:
68
+ Date Revised: Oct. 30, 2017

A copy of the sustainability research inventory that includes the names and department affiliations of faculty and staff engaged in sustainability research:
Names and department affiliations of faculty and staff engaged in sustainability research:
A brief description of the methodology the institution followed to complete the research inventory:

Using spreadsheets of all funded research projects from FY2015-2016 at the U of A, projects were sorted by primary and secondary sustainability research. Department and faculty affiliations were included in that documentation.

+ Date Revised: Oct. 30, 2017

A brief description of notable accomplishments during the previous three years by faculty and/or staff engaged in sustainability research:
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The website URL where information about sustainability research is available:

The inventory of sustainability research ranks projects by primary, secondary, and tertiary proximity to sustainability. Zeros represent no link to sustainability. The three tiers could all be considered sustainability research, but for internal purposes, we prefer to have a tiered system.

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