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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 41.99
Liaison Eva Rocke
Submission Date June 30, 2017
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STARS v2.1

University of Montana
AC-9: Research and Scholarship

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.71 / 12.00 Eva Rocke
ASUM Sustainability Coordinator
ASUM
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Total number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff that are engaged in research (headcount):
624

Number of the institution’s faculty and/or staff that are engaged in sustainability research (headcount):
40

Percentage of the institution's faculty and staff researchers that are engaged in sustainability research :
6.41

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:
9

Percentage of research-producing departments that are engaged in sustainability research:
14.29

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

Keith Jakob, Accounting and Finance, School of Business
Bruce Costa, Accounting and Finance, School of Business
Megan Stark, Mansfield Library
Dennis Daneke, Missoula College
Teresa Sobieszczyk, Sociology Department
Vicki Watson, Environmental Studies, Watershed Health Clinic
Nicky Phear, College of Forestry and Conservation
Steve Running, Numerical Terradynamic Simulation Group
Steve Schwarze, Communication Studies
Robin Saha, Environmental Studies
John Baldridge, Business and Economics
Tracy Fillbach, Rural Institute
Neva Hassanein/Josh Slotnick, Environmental Studies
Suzanna Tilleman, School of Business
Peter H. Koehn, Department of Political Science
Ulrich Kamp, Department of Geography
Woodam Chung, College of Forestry and Conservation
Tyron Venn, College of Forestry and Conservation
Carrine Blank, Geosciences
Jeremy Sage, Institute for Tourism and Recreation Research
Katie Kane, English
Rachel Severson, Psychology
Nancy Cook, English
Brian Hand, Flathead Lake Biological Station
Tom DeLuca, College of Forestry
James Elser, Flathead Lake Biological Station
Shawn Devlin, Flathead Lake Biological Station
David Affleck, Forest Management
Dan Spencer, Environmental Studies
Sarah Halvorson, Geography
Laurie Yung, Society and Conservation
Alexander L. Metcalf, College of Forestry and Conservation
Matthew Church, Flathead Lake Biological Station
Jakki Mohr, School of Business
Scott Mills, Research Office
Phillip Higuera, Ecosystem and Conservation Sciences
Dave Shively, Geography
Justin Angle, Management and Marketing
Lisa Eby, Ecosystem and Conservation Sciences


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

A survey was sent from the Office of Research to all faculty and staff. The survey asked faculty and staff to identify whether they conducted research, and whether that research was related to sustainability.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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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.