Research Grant Recipients

Year of Award Recipient Amount Awarded Research Topic
2015 Carien Williams 
Erin Dunleavy

The Commonwealth Medical College
$1000 Supporting evaluation of third-year medical students’ experiences in the 50/50 clinical training model
2014 Lauren Conoscenti     Jennifer May

Tufts University
$1000 Does Size Matter? Effects of Text Box Size of Open-Ended Survey Items on Response Rates and Response Characteristics
2013 Kimberly Johnson $1000 "Building a Predictive Model of Student Retention"
2011 Kimberly Puhala $1000 "Creating a Culture of Assessment: Can a Marketing Campaign Increase Response Rates to Online Course Evaluations?"
2010 Rhonda M. Gabovitch $1000 Institutional Conditions to Improve the Educational Outcomes of Part-Time Community College Students
2009 Lauren Friedman $1000 An Investigation of Student Characteristics, Experiences and Activities Impacting Retention at Eastern Connecticut State University
2008 Shannon Tinney & Terra Schehr $1000 Understanding Students Educational Intentionality at Loyola College
2007 John Nugent & Michael Reder $1000 Conduct an audit of Fall 2007 First-Year Seminar Syllabi
2006 Chad May $1000 Using DIT (Defining Issues Test) to assess the moral reasoning of college students
2006 Shuang Liu/Katherine Cook $500 The use of rubrics as an instructional and assessment tool in the classroom, particularly with adult students
2005 Vicki Baker $900 Doctoral student retention in business programs.
2005 Carol Trosset $1000 Grid-group Theory
2004 Mindy Wang $1000 Financial Aid
2003 Fred Volkwein $650 Study Honor Students
2002 Qing Mack   What we learned from non-returning students at a two-year college
1999 John Pryor   A Diversity Needs Assessment for Student Affairs Personnel
1998 Anne Marie Delaney   Investigating Women's Leadership Roles in Institutional Research
1996 Fred Volkwein   A Study of State Regulation and Administrative Flexibility at Public Institutions
1995 Barbara Palmer   Quality Assurance Programs in the Netherlands
1993 Karen Bauer   A Five-Year Longitudinal Assessment of Undergraduate Students