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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 Gold
Overall Score 73.41
Liaison Fletcher Alexander
Submission Date Feb. 28, 2018
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STARS v2.1

California State University, Chico
AC-9: Research and Scholarship

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 9.94 / 12.00 James Pushnik
Director and Rawlins Professor of Environmental Literacy
Institute for Sustainable Development
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Total number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff that are engaged in research (headcount):
371

Number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff that are engaged in sustainability research (headcount):
161

Percentage of the institution's faculty and staff researchers that are engaged in sustainability research :
43.40

Total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that include at least one faculty or staff member that conducts research:
63

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that include at least one faculty or staff member that conducts sustainability research:
31

Percentage of research-producing departments that are engaged in sustainability research:
49.21

A copy of the institution’s inventory of its sustainability research that includes names and department affiliations of faculty and staff engaged in sustainability research:
The institution’s inventory of its sustainability research that includes names and department affiliations of faculty and staff engaged in sustainability research:

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A brief description of the methodology the institution followed to complete the research inventory (including the types of faculty and staff included as researchers):

Data was obtained from the Office of Research and Sponsored Projects with a sort of sustainability/sustainable development/diversity.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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These represent funded research projects between 2012-2017 that were identified by the University Research Foundation.

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.