Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 67.00
Liaison Alistair Hall
Submission Date March 15, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Vassar College
AC-9: Research and Scholarship

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 10.62 / 12.00 Alistair Hall
Sustainability Assistant
Dean of Strategic Planning
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Total number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff that are engaged in research (headcount):
276

Number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff that are engaged in sustainability research (headcount):
82

Percentage of the institution's faculty and staff researchers that are engaged in sustainability research :
29.71

Total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that include at least one faculty or staff member that conducts research:
52

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that include at least one faculty or staff member that conducts sustainability research:
30

Percentage of research-producing departments that are engaged in sustainability research:
57.69

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

The list was built by looking through departmental faculty bios for key research terms, follow up emails to professors to clarify their current research interested helped ensure accuracy.


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