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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 Bronze
Overall Score 42.59
Liaison Jeffrey Clark
Submission Date June 30, 2017
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STARS v2.0

Lawrence University
AC-7: Incentives for Developing Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Jeff Clark
Professor
Geology
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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 Provost's office manages the Curricular Development Grant, which faculty can apply for to develop courses outside their area of expertise. Although this grant is not limited to sustainability-related courses, it has often been used for them. In 2011, for example, a Curricular Development Grant was awarded to Jason Brozek (Government), Bill Hixon (Government) and David Gerard (Economics) for the creation of ENST 151: Intro to Environmental Policy.


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

Materials, travel funding, workshops, materials and stipends.


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