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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 Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Leslie Kruser
Submission Date Feb. 18, 2012
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STARS v1.0

Judson University
ER-15: Sustainability Research Identification

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired David Hoferer
Associate Professor of Environmental Studies
Science and Mathematics
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Has the institution developed a definition of sustainability research?:
Yes

A copy of the institution's definition of sustainability research:

"Sustainability research explores the inter-connectedness between the human and non-human creation, seeking to uncover patterns of existence that facilitate mutual potential to thrive. Appreciation of beauty, affirmation of respect, and the pursuit of justice are central to this exploration. As a Christian institution, our faith beliefs provide an important base of knowledge, values, and priorities that guide our research and its application."


Has the institution identified its sustainability research activities and initiatives?:
Yes

A brief description of the methodology the institution followed to complete the inventory:

A survey was distributed to all faculty asking them to self-identify as conducting or having conducted sustainability-related research within the last three years. The survey included requesting the title of their research and their departmental affiliation.


Does the institution make its sustainability research inventory publicly available online?:
Yes

The website URL where the sustainability research inventory is posted (required if claiming Part 3 of the credit):

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.