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 Student Faculty Grants  

 

SPOTLIGHT

ACTION  
Fund student/faculty research grants to encourage collaborative one-on-one learning. Goal is to increase participation in the Research Symposium. (AA)

MEASURE 
The amount of grant money available to the program and the number of student/faculty research participants.

BASELINE   
1) University contributed $38,988 for faculty/student research projects (2003 Symposium).
2) 91 people presented 44 projects, 61 students (42 undergrads; 19 graduates), 23 faculty, 2 staff, 5 outside faculty.
(2003 Symposium)

UPDATE      
1) University contributed $35,000 for faculty/student research projects; College of Health, Environment and $10,000 for faculty/student research projects; $8,000 to support Research Symposium.  (2004 Symposium)
(2003-2004)
2) 109 people presented 45 projects, 68 students (43 undergraduate; 25 graduates), 28 faculty, 2 staff, 11 outside faculty
(2004-2005)

UPDATE 
1) University contributed $35,000 for faculty/student research grants; College of Health, Environment & Science contributed an additional $10,856; University contributed $12,500 to support the Symposium (2005-2006)
2) 118 people presented 48 projects: 66 students (44 undergraduate, 22 graduates), 39 faculty, 10 outside faculty, 3 outside students
(2005-2006)

UPDATE 
1) University contributed $35,000 for faculty/student research grants; College of Health, Environment & Science contributed an additional $18,765;
2)82 people presented 36 projects: 41 students (32 undergraduate,9 graduates), 36 faculty, 5 outside participants (2006-2007 Symposium). The Research Symposium is currently being reorganized to address a 30% decline in participation. 
(2006-2007)

UPDATE  
1) University contributed $35,000 for faculty/student research grants; College of Health, Environment and Science contributed an additional $10,524.
2) 129 people presented 44 projects: 91 students (77 undergraduates, 14 graduates), 35 faculty advisors, 3 outside participants (2008 Symposium). Under the guidance of the Director of the Library, the Research Symposium is showing a 57% increase in participation.
(2007-2008)

UPDATE  
1) University contributed $35,000 for faculty/student research grants; College of Health, Environment and Science contributed an additional $18,982.  Academic Affairs contributed $5,000 toward 10 grant awards of $500 each to student researchers. 
2) 151 people presented 43 projects: 122 students (112 undergraduates, 10 graduates), 29 faculty advisors. Under the guidance of the Director of the Library, the Research Symposium is showing a 17% increase in participation.
(2008-2009)

UPDATE 
1) University contributed $35,000 for the faculty/student research grants.  College of Health, Environment, and Science contributed an additional $14,516 (2009-2010) Academic Affairs contributed $5,000 toward 10 grant awards of $500 each to student researchers. 
2) 155 people presented 74 projects; 104 students (95 undergraduates and 9 graduates), 51 faculty advisors. Under the guidance of the Director of the Library, the Research Symposium is showing a 8% increase in participation (also an increase of 72% in presentations over 2008-09 although a decrease of 18 students participating due to a smaller number of group projects represented.) 
(2009-2010)

UPDATE 
1) University contributed $35,000 for the faculty/student research grants.  College of Health, Environment, and Science contributed an additional $18,079 (2010-2011) Academic Affairs contributed $5,000 toward 10 grant awards of $500 each to student researchers. 
2) 129 people presented 63 projects at the Symposium for Student Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity: 99 students (95 undergraduate and 4 graduates), and 38 faculty advisors.  Under the guidance of the Director of the Library, the Research Symposium is showing a 15% decrease in projects over 2009-2010 and a 17% decrease in overall participation, although the same number of undergraduate students presented in 2010/11 compared to the previous year. The decrease in participation is largely due to less faculty participation.
(2010-2011)