Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 71.02
Liaison Dennis Cochrane
Submission Date Oct. 15, 2014
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STARS v1.2

Virginia Tech
ER-14: Incentives for Developing Sustainability Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Bruce Hull
Professor and Senior Faculty Fellow for Sustainability Initiatives
Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation
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Does the institution have a program that meets the criteria outlined above?:
Yes

A brief description of the program(s):

The College of Natural Resources and Environment has established an incentivized Senior Faculty Fellow for Sustainability Initiatives to provide in part, input and guidance, as well as coordination of our educational offerings in the sustainability arena. Dr. Bruce Hull serves as the Senior Faculty Fellow for Sustainability Initiatives. As well, Dr. Hull receives overload compensation for this role, as well as overload compensation for his role as Fellow, Center for Leadership in Global Sustainability, where he helps craft the degree program, and sustainability courses, delivered by the Center.

Please see the following link for a letter from the Dean of the College of Natural Resources and Environment: http://www.it.vpas.vt.edu/docs/sust/ER14/IncentivesLetterFromTheDean.pdf


A brief description of the incentives that faculty members who participate in the program(s) receive:

There is monetary incentive for faculty to participate in development and delivery of courses in sustainability through the Center for Leadership in Global Sustainability.

Please see the following link for a letter from the Dean of the College of Natural Resources and Environment: http://www.it.vpas.vt.edu/docs/sust/ER14/IncentivesLetterFromTheDean.pdf


The website URL where information about the program is available:

Additional information on the Center for Leadership in Global Sustainability can be found at their website: http://cligs.vt.edu/

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