Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.35
Liaison Amy Seeboth-Wilson
Submission Date March 2, 2018
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STARS v2.1

University of Wisconsin-Platteville
AC-9: Research and Scholarship

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 5.34 / 12.00 Amy Seeboth-Wilson
Sustainability Coordinator
Facilities Management
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Total number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff that are engaged in research (headcount):
382

Number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff that are engaged in sustainability research (headcount):
23

Percentage of the institution's faculty and staff researchers that are engaged in sustainability research :
6.02

Total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that include at least one faculty or staff member that conducts research:
41

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that include at least one faculty or staff member that conducts sustainability research:
15

Percentage of research-producing departments that are engaged in sustainability research:
36.59

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:

See attached list.


A brief description of the methodology the institution followed to complete the research inventory (including the types of faculty and staff included as researchers):

An ad hoc committee was formed in 2016 to research this question. We emailed all teaching faculty and staff to ask them whether their researched focused on sustainability. This list includes all those that said they did.


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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Total number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff that are engaged in research (headcount): We don't readily have a number of those engaged in ACTIVE research, so we chose to include the headcount of all faculty and instructional academic staff for 2016-17 to be conservative. https://www.wisconsin.edu/accountability/access/

Total number of academic departments: Majors

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that include at least one faculty or staff member that conducts sustainability research: Again, we used "majors" as our "academic dept." Faculty listed above as doing research in sustainability teach in 15 majors on campus:
Chemistry
Ag Business
Soil and Crop Science
Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Environmental Horticulture
Animal Science
Environmental Engineering
English
Biology
Geography
Industrial Engineering
Criminal Justice
Business Administration
Accounting

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