Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 65.92
Liaison Sally DeLeon
Submission Date Feb. 12, 2014
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University of Maryland, College Park
ER-14: Incentives for Developing Sustainability Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Mark Stewart
Sustainability Manager
Environmental Safety, Sustainability and Risk
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Does the institution have a program that meets the criteria outlined above?:
Yes

A brief description of the program(s):

The Chesapeake Project is an initiative to integrate sustainability across the curriculum of the University of Maryland. Central to the project is a two-day workshop where participants learn about core concepts of environmental, economic, and social sustainability and explore unique ways of integrating sustainability into their existing courses across all academic disciplines.


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

Each professor receives a $500 stipend for attending the workshop and submitting a written description of how they will integrate sustainability into at least one course they teach during the following academic year.


The website URL where information about the program is available:

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