Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 58.09
Liaison Mark Klapatch-Mathias
Submission Date April 15, 2013
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University of Wisconsin-River Falls
ER-14: Incentives for Developing Sustainability Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Ian Johnson
Research Fellow
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Does the institution have a program that meets the criteria outlined above?:

A brief description of the program(s):
The participants have formed a Sustainability Faculty Fellows group that meets regularly to advance sustainability principles in the classroom. As of March 2013 there are 28 Sustainability Faculty Fellows.

A brief description of the incentives that faculty members who participate in the program(s) receive:
Faculty who participate receive support in an ongoing series of workshops designed to help sculpt curriculum around sustainability principles.They also receive recognition for their work with a poster (developed and submitted by the participants themselves) at the Research, Scholarly, and Creative Activity Day. Applicants in 2011 also received a $750 stipend for participating as well as a $1000 stipend for re-design of an existing course/$2500.00 stipend for implementation of a new course.

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