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-5: Sustainability Course Identification

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Ian Johnson
Research Fellow
SCISCD
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Has the institution developed a definition of sustainability in the curriculum?:
Yes

A copy of the institution's definition of sustainability in the curriculum?:

UWRF ‘Sustainability Definition’
“UWRF defines sustainability as our local and global
responsibility to meet the needs of present and future
generations, as demonstrated by an integrated set of
ecologic, social, and economic values, principles, and
practices that frame how we think, choose, and act in
personal, professional, and community life.”

UWRF ‘Sustainability Research Definition’
“Research, scholarly, and creative activity that examines,
documents, and portrays the breadth and depth of basic
and applied contexts of UWRF’s Definition of Sustainability
[UWRF defines sustainability as our local and global
responsibility to meet the needs of present and future
generations, as demonstrated by an integrated set of
ecologic, social, and economic values, principles, and
practices that frame how we think, choose, and act in
personal, professional, and community life.]”


Has the institution identified its sustainability-focused and sustainability-related course offerings?:
Yes

A brief description of the methodology the institution followed to complete the inventory:

A faculty survey was administered to the Deans and Chairs of all departments in 2008 to assess sustainability-focused and -related courses. The survey is included as an appendix in the Sustainable Campus Community Plan.


Does the institution make its sustainability course inventory publicly available online?:
Yes

The website URL where the sustainability course inventory is posted:

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