Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.55
Liaison Keaton Schrank
Submission Date Aug. 16, 2022

STARS v2.2

Westminster College - Utah
AC-10: Support for Sustainability Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 4.00 Keaton Schrank
Environmental Center Manager
Environmental Center
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Does the institution have an ongoing program to encourage students in multiple disciplines or academic programs to conduct sustainability research?:
Yes

A brief description of the student sustainability research program:

Undergraduate research funding is available through the Gore Summer Research Fund, and several of the funded projects have a sustainability focus. Additional funding is available through the Great Salt Lake Institute, the Honors College, and sometimes through the Environmental Studies program.

There are opportunities for students to get their work published through the College's research journal the Myriad, the Undergraduate Research Fair, and the Global Crises Global Change Conference.


Does the institution have a program to encourage academic staff from multiple disciplines or academic programs to conduct sustainability research?:
No

A brief description of the faculty sustainability research program:
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Has the institution published written policies and procedures that give positive recognition to interdisciplinary, transdisciplinary, and multidisciplinary research during faculty promotion and/or tenure decisions?:
No

A copy of the promotion or tenure guidelines or policies:
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The promotion or tenure guidelines or policies:
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Does the institution have ongoing library support for sustainability research and learning?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s library support for sustainability research:

Giovale Library provides support for student sustainability research with assistance from research librarians, and focused books and periodical displays on the topic.


Website URL where information about the institution’s support for sustainability research is available:
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