STARS Information:

  • Credit Rationale: This credit recognizes institutions where sustainability research is being conducted in many departments.
  • Environmental Benefits: Most, if not all, academic departments can make significant contributions to deepening society’s understanding of sustainability issues and developing solutions to sustainability challenges. Since sustainability transcends traditional academic divisions, having multiple departments involved in research indicates that the institution has a broad perspective on sustainability and can help ensure that multiple perspectives are considered.
  • Scoring: Institution earns the maximum of 6 points available for this credit when 75 or more percent of departments are engaged in sustainability research.

Going Green

CSU Channel Islands Summary:

The following departments at California State University Channel Islands are involved in sustainability research:

Anthropology

Art

Biology

Chemistry

Communication

Computer Science

Education

English

Environmental Science and Resource Management

Geology

History

Mathematics

Political Science

Sociology

Information Received From:

Dan Wakelee: Associate Dean of the Faculty