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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 48.57
Liaison Jennifer McMillin
Submission Date June 15, 2017
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STARS v2.1

Cleveland State University
AC-9: Research and Scholarship

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 8.54 / 12.00 Jennifer McMillin
Director of Sustainability
Facilities l Architect l Safety l Technology
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Total number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff that are engaged in research (headcount):
400

Number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff that are engaged in sustainability research (headcount):
58

Percentage of the institution's faculty and staff researchers that are engaged in sustainability research :
14.50

Total number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that include at least one faculty or staff member that conducts research:
38

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent) that include at least one faculty or staff member that conducts sustainability research:
13

Percentage of research-producing departments that are engaged in sustainability research:
34.21

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):

The research inventory was conducted by compiling information from the following sources over the past three years.

Digital Commons publishing repository
http://engagedscholarship.csuohio.edu/

CSU Book of Trends
https://www.csuohio.edu/iraa/csu-book-trends

Monthly activity reports from the Sponsored Programs Office
http://www.csuohio.edu/sprs/sprs

Faculty Profile - Publications
http://facultyprofile.csuohio.edu/csufacultyprofile/

Faculty Research and Development (FRD) Program
http://www.csuohio.edu/research/faculty-research-and-development

The Faculty Scholarship Initiative (FSI)
http://www.csuohio.edu/research/faculty-scholarship-initiative

This information was then cross referenced with information obtained from Deans and Department Heads.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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The “total number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff that are engaged in research” includes all tenured and tenure track faculty at CSU (400) and excludes non tenure track faculty (124) who are generally not involved in research activities.

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.