Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.69
Liaison Jennifer Kleindienst
Submission Date April 5, 2023

STARS v2.2

Wesleyan University
AC-9: Research and Scholarship

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 9.55 / 12.00 Jennifer Kleindienst
Sustainability Coordinator
Finance and Administration
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Total number of employees that conduct research:
423

Number of employees engaged in sustainability research:
47

Percentage of employees that conduct research that are engaged in sustainability research:
11.11

Total number of academic departments that include at least one employee who conducts research:
47

Number of academic departments that include at least one employee who conducts sustainability research:
30

Percentage of departments that conduct research that are engaged in sustainability research:
63.83

A copy of the inventory of the institution’s sustainability research (upload):
Inventory of the institution’s sustainability research:
See attached

A brief description of the methodology the institution followed to complete the research inventory:
Prof. Barry Chernoff compiled a list of known faculty engaged in sustainability research. This list included only career-track faculty, not visitors. This list was expanded and verified by Hayley Berliner and Jennifer Kleindienst of research on public faculty pages and/or confirmation with the individual faculty members.

Website URL where information about the institution’s sustainability research is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
Note that the link above is incomplete, as most faculty do not use the internal WesScholar platform. Most research is available on individual faculty pages. Total faculty number: This number includes all Wesleyan faculty (including career-track, those with long-term appointments, Professors of the Practice, and visitors) other than physical education instructors (who are classified as faculty but do not conduct research). Wesleyan does not collect data on the extent to which visiting professors conduct research.

Note that the link above is incomplete, as most faculty do not use the internal WesScholar platform. Most research is available on individual faculty pages.

Total faculty number: This number includes all Wesleyan faculty (including career-track, those with long-term appointments, Professors of the Practice, and visitors) other than physical education instructors (who are classified as faculty but do not conduct research). Wesleyan does not collect data on the extent to which visiting professors conduct research.

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