Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.79
Liaison Lindsay Crum
Submission Date Aug. 3, 2020

STARS v2.2

Yale University
AC-7: Incentives for Developing Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Lindsay Crum
Senior Manager, Data Analysis and Program Management
Yale Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution have an ongoing program that offers incentives for academic staff in multiple disciplines or departments to develop new sustainability courses and/or incorporate sustainability into existing courses? :
Yes

A brief description of the incentive program(s):

The Leitner Awards for Uncommon Environmental Collaborations were created in 2018 to advance one of this six following objectives: climate change, urban systems and the environment, environmental communications, environmental data science, environmental justice and environmental health, and interdisciplinary team teaching. An example of a course resulting from the award is an interdisciplinary course on urban sanitation.


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

Grants of up to $25,000 for teaching and $75,000 for research


Website URL where information about the incentives for developing sustainability course content is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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