Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 70.13
Liaison Eric O'Brien
Submission Date March 1, 2013
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University of Northern Iowa
ER-19: Interdisciplinary Research in Tenure and Promotion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Eric O'Brien
University Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution's treatment of interdisciplinary research meet the criteria for this credit?:

A brief description or a copy of the institution’s policy regarding interdisciplinary research:

Promotion and tenure is done on a departmental basis, with no university wide policy. The following departments give positive recognition to interdisciplinary, trans‐disciplinary, and multi‐disciplinary research during faculty promotion and tenure decisions.
College of Natural Sciences
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Computer Science
Curriculum and Instruction
Educational Leadership, Counseling and Postsecondary Education
Educational Psychology & Foundations
English Language & Literature
Industrial Technology
Modern Languages
Philosophy and World Religions
Political Science
School of Health, Physical Education, Leisure Services, Athletic Training
Social Work
Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology

The website URL where information about the treatment of interdisciplinary research is available:

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