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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 Jamie Greiner
Submission Date April 27, 2011
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STARS v1.0

University of Mount Union
ER-14: Incentives for Developing Sustainability Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Chuck McClaugherty
Director of Center for Envi. Sci.
Brumbaugh Ctr Envi Sci
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Does the institution have a program that meets the criteria outlined above?:
Yes

A brief description of the program(s):

Mount Union offered the Headwaters Project based on the Piedemont and Ponderosa Projects. Faculty were invited to apply to participate in a one day workshop. They were given a $250 stipend for participating in the workshop. Eleven faculty participants and 2 faculty leaders (who had attended an AASHE sponspred program at Emory University in Januray 2010) met in May 2010. All eleven faculty members have undertaken to modify or develop classes that are either sustainability related or sustainability focused.


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

$250 to participapte in workshop
$250 to modify or develop a class, teach it during the 2010-2011 academic year, and provide an assessment


The website URL where information about the program 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.