State Science Policies: Modeling Their Origins, Nature, Fit and Effects on Local Universities

Funded by the National Science Foundation Principal Investigators: Maryann Feldman and James Hearn

Each of the fifty U.S. states has adopted science and innovation policies aimed at improving economic performance. These policies seek to leverage the research

Board of Trustees: Systemic Conflict of Interest at Research Universities

Funded by the Board of General Medicine of the National Institutes of Health Principal Investigator: Sheila Slaughter Co-principal investigators: Maryann Feldman and Scott Thomas

The team of investigators will study the ways in which research universities address conflict of interest in the context of the growing emphasis on commercialization

Virtual Values: Information Technology, Distance Learning and Higher Education

Funded by the National Science Foundation, Information Technology Research Co-principal investigators: Jennifer Croissant, Sheila Slaughter and Gary Rhoades

Croissan, Slaughter, and Rhoades will explore three questions that address virtual values. How do information technology and intellectual property intersect research and service? How does

Croatian Partnership for Higher Education Reform

Funded by the U.S. Department of Education and U.S. Embassy (Zagreb)

The impetus for this six-year partnership is Croatia’s desire for membership in the European Union, which includes meeting the tenets of the Bologna

Examination of emerging developments in postsecondary institutions’ financial operation

Contract with TIAA-CREF Institute Consultant: James C. Hearn

This work will appear as a chapter in a forthcoming book. 

BOR-USG Advanced Learning Technologies

Contract between the University System of Georgia and IHE Principal investigator: Libby V. Morris Co-principal investigator: Catherine Finnegan

The Advanced Learning Technologies unit (ALT) of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia is working with IHE faculty on a project

Status of Technology Use in Admissions Process and its Impact on Students and Parents

Funded by the National Association for College Admission Counseling Consultant: Libby V. Morris

The purpose of the white paper, “The Role of Technology in the College Admissions Process,” is to review the status of technology use

Georgia College Advising Corps (GCAC)

Funded by Robert Woodruff Foundation, Principal Investigator: Libby Morris

The Georgia College Advising Corps (GCAC) has recently expanded from 4 to 16 high schools in Georgia. Thanks to a generous commitment from The Robert Woodruff Foundation

Doctorate Degree Completion: Equal Benefits for all?

Funded by AIR/NCES/NSF Research Grants program, Principal Investigator: Karen Webber

This study seeks to determine if receipt of the doctoral degree is equally beneficial for all recipients, regardless of race, gender, or national origin. 

The Executive Science Network: University Trustees as Channels for Innovation between Academe and In

Funded by NSF, Principal Investigator: Sheila Slaughter, Co-Principal Investigator: Barrett Taylor

This study explores how the external interests of university trustees and senior university officers develop influence innovation between academe and industry. Previous research has noted