The Distinct Role of Intermediary Organizations in Fostering Research Utilization for State College

Funded by W. T. Grant, Principal Investigator: Erik Ness, Co-principal Investigator: James Hearn

Ness and Hearn will investigate the role of intermediaries in conveying research evidence in support of college completion, ways research evidence is used, and the

Emerging Developments in Faculty Career Contexts

Funded by TIAA-CREF Principal investigator: James C. Hearn

The organizational, professional, and financial contexts of faculty work are undergoing major changes. Colleges and universities are creating new incentives for faculty, emphasizing rewards for

Workshops on Centers, Universities, and the Scientific Innovation

Funded by the National Science Foundation Co-Investigators: Sheila Slaughter and James Hearn

This grant funds a two-day workshop to advance the scientific study of federally funded centers and institutes as key elements in the innovation ecosystem. The

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