Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.39
Liaison Marianne Martin
Submission Date Sept. 22, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of Colorado Boulder
AC-9: Research and Scholarship

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 8.59 / 12.00 Robert Stubbs
Director, Institutional Research
Data Analytics
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Total number of employees that conduct research:
3,586

Number of employees engaged in sustainability research:
379

Percentage of employees that conduct research that are engaged in sustainability research:
10.57

Total number of academic departments that include at least one employee who conducts research:
123

Number of academic departments that include at least one employee who conducts sustainability research:
67

Percentage of departments that conduct research that are engaged in sustainability research:
54.47

A copy of the inventory of the institution’s sustainability research (upload):
Inventory of the institution’s sustainability research:
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A brief description of the methodology the institution followed to complete the research inventory:
Faculty submit research keywords as part of their annual FRPA submission. Scanned keywords to identify faculty engaging in sustainability research based on the following criteria: where ( (keyword_desc_up) contains 'SUSTAIN') or ( (keyword_desc_up) contains 'ENVIRONMENT') or ( (keyword_desc_up) contains 'EARTH') or ( (keyword_desc_up) contains 'GLOBAL') or ( (keyword_desc_up) contains 'ARCTIC') or ( (keyword_desc_up) contains 'POLAR') or ( (keyword_desc_up) contains 'POPULATION') or ( (keyword_desc_up) contains 'FOREST') or ( (keyword_desc_up) contains 'WATER') or ( (keyword_desc_up) contains 'OCEAN')

Website URL where information about the institution’s sustainability research is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
https://public.tableau.com/app/profile/university.of.colorado.boulder.ir/viz/EmployeeCounts/byCategoryChart
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https://public.tableau.com/app/profile/university.of.colorado.boulder.ir/viz/EmployeeCounts/byCategoryChart
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