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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 53.62
Liaison Michael Kensler
Submission Date Jan. 11, 2016
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STARS v2.0

Auburn University
AC-7: Incentives for Developing Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Nanette Chadwick
Director, Academic Sustainability Programs
Biological Sciences
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Does the institution have an ongoing incentives program or programs that meet the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

A brief description of the program(s), including positive outcomes during the previous three years:

The Fall Line Project is a Faculty Training Workshop and Awards Program patterned after the Ponderosa (Northern Arizona University) and Piedmont (Emory University) Projects. It is offered every other year in May, and consists of a 2-day intensive faculty workshop on Sustainability in the Curriculum, open to all faculty on campus.


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

A monetary award ($500) is given to each faculty member who submits a revised or new syllabus with substantial sustainability content, for a course that is listed in the Schedule of Courses during the Fall or Spring semester following the summer workshop each year.


The website URL where information about the incentive program(s) is available:

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.