Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 57.01
Liaison Meghna Tare
Submission Date April 3, 2022

STARS v2.2

University of Texas at Arlington
AC-7: Incentives for Developing Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Meghna Tare
Director
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution have an ongoing program that offers incentives for academic staff in multiple disciplines or departments to develop new sustainability courses and/or incorporate sustainability into existing courses? :
Yes

A brief description of the incentive program(s):

The University Sustainability Committee offers a Faculty Advisory Network oN Sustainability ( FANS)

Faculty Fellowships are awarded to support development of modules on sustainability for existing courses, service learning exercises, field trips, development of new courses, or development of other curriculum products. Tenured and tenure-track faculty as well as Lecturers are eligible for awards. Two to three awards per year are made.
he Faculty Advisory Network on Sustainability (FANS) will:

- Bring together a broad range of interdisciplinary expertise
- Curriculum development effort that seeks to foster an invigorated intellectual community to address global issues and local sustainability challenges
- Incorporate sustainability in the Service Learning Projects
- Foster collaboration on research and funding/grants
- Foster collaboration on projects in partnerships with other organization.
- Development of core sustainability-focused competencies and capacities delivered through courses, majors, minors, certifications, research, and graduate degrees in sustainability.
- Organize workshops, guest speakers & public lectures series
- Create and maintain an inventory of Sustainability Courses and Programs
- Capstone projects with Graduate students


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

A small stipend of $500 when faculty turn in their syllabus at the end of summer.
Template https://sustainability.uta.edu/faculty-advisory-network/


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