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

STARS v2.2

University of Texas at Arlington
IN-6: Center for Sustainability Across the Curriculum

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 0.50 Meghna Tare
Director
Office of Sustainability
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A brief description of the institution’s professional development opportunities on sustainability in the curriculum:

Faculty Advisory Network on Sustainability (FANS)
About

Faculty whose research, teaching, and service touch on at least one of the three pillars of sustainability – social, economic, and environmental aspects of sustainable systems – make up this network.

Purpose:
Integrating sustainability in teaching, curriculum development, service learning, and faculty research by creating a network of faculty experts on campus in a collaborative environment.

The Faculty Advisory Network on Sustainability (FANS):

Brings together a broad range of interdisciplinary expertise
Brings together a broad range of faculty to participate and engage with the
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
Fosters collaboration on research and funding/grants
Fosters collaboration on projects in partnerships with other organization.
Supports Development of core sustainability-focused competencies and capacities delivered through courses, majors, minors, certifications, research, and graduate degrees in sustainability.
Organizes workshops, guest speakers & public lectures series
Creates and maintains an inventory of Sustainability Courses and Programs
Capstone projects with Graduate students


Have academic staff from other institutions participated in the professional development opportunities on sustainability with the previous three years?:
No

Website URL where information about the sustainability-oriented training for academic staff is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

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