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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.

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Overall Score Expired
Liaison Peter Stiling
Submission Date Jan. 28, 2011
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STARS v1.0

University of South Florida
ER-14: Incentives for Developing Sustainability Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Christian Wells
Director
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution have a program that meets the criteria outlined above?:
Yes

A brief description of the program(s):

Sustainability Teaching Grants Program: In collaboration with the Graduate School and the Office of Undergraduate Research, the Office of Sustainability carries out the Sustainability Teaching Grants Program. This course development program is a competitive funding initiative that provides USF instructors with financial and research support to design and implement new research-based courses dealing with issues in social, economic, and environmental sustainability. Since sustainability can only be achieved through communities of educated citizen scientists and activists, courses that include a service-learning component will be given preference.


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

Each year, up to four successful proposals will be funded up to $1500 each.


The website URL where information about the program is available:

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.