Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 58.49
Liaison Sarah Burke
Submission Date Feb. 13, 2017
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STARS v2.1

University of Nebraska at Omaha
AC-9: Research and Scholarship

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 11.40 / 12.00 Sarah Burke
Sustainability Coordinator
Student Affairs
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Total number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff that are engaged in research (headcount):
483

Number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff that are engaged in sustainability research (headcount):
111

Percentage of the institution's faculty and staff researchers that are engaged in sustainability research :
22.98

Total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that include at least one faculty or staff member that conducts research:
40

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that include at least one faculty or staff member that conducts sustainability research:
27

Percentage of research-producing departments that are engaged in sustainability research:
67.50

A copy of the institution’s inventory of its sustainability research that includes names and department affiliations of faculty and staff engaged in sustainability research:
The institution’s inventory of its sustainability research that includes names and department affiliations of faculty and staff engaged in sustainability research:
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A brief description of the methodology the institution followed to complete the research inventory (including the types of faculty and staff included as researchers):

Using faculty profiles, the Sustainability Coordinator searched (using the same terms as with the academic course listing) each faculty member's research interests to determine if they were conducting research pertaining to sustainability.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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At this time we used 90% of the total FT faculty for the total number of faculty engaged in research. As we develop better tracking mechanisms, this number will get better.

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