Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 69.47
Liaison Sally DeLeon
Submission Date Feb. 28, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of Maryland, College Park
AC-7: Incentives for Developing Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Mark Stewart
Sustainability Manager
Environmental Safety, Sustainability and Risk
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Does the institution have an ongoing program or programs that offer incentives for faculty in multiple disciplines or departments to develop new sustainability courses and/or incorporate sustainability into existing courses?:
Yes

A brief description of the program(s), including positive outcomes during the previous three years (e.g. descriptions of new courses or course content resulting from the program):

The Sustainability Teaching Fellows program 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 faculty member 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 programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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