Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 47.57
Liaison Keaton Schrank
Submission Date June 9, 2011
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STARS v1.0

Westminster University - Utah
ER-15: Sustainability Research Identification

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Kerry Case
Environmental Director
Environmental Center
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Has the institution developed a definition of sustainability research?:
Yes

A copy of the institution's definition of sustainability research:
Sustainability research focuses on a key principle of sustainability (such as social equity, economics, or environmental stewardship); addresses a sustainability challenge (such as climate change or poverty); or furthers our understanding of the interconnectedness of societal and environmental challenges. Sustainability research contributes to solutions that support ecological health, social well-being, and economic prosperity.


Has the institution identified its sustainability research activities and initiatives?:
Yes

A brief description of the methodology the institution followed to complete the inventory:
A survey was administered to the faculty at a full faculty meeting that featured the definition above and asked them to indicated whether or not they had ever conducted research (or overseen student research) meeting this criteria at Westminster College.

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

The website URL where the sustainability research inventory is posted (required if claiming Part 3 of the credit):
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
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