Mon, 08/24/2020 - 11:13am
Researchers in the UGA Institute of Higher Education were awarded $690,027 by the National Science Foundation to study how students’ access to experiential learning opportunities is affected by their proximity to areas with major economic and workforce activity. Karen Webber, professor of higher education, is PI, and Amy Stich, assistant professor of higher education, is co-PI on the project, “The Effect of Geographic Locale on Access to Work-…
Fri, 02/21/2020 - 11:31am
Erik Ness is PI of a grant from Arnold Ventures and SHEEO to investigate authorization processes of higher education institutions across the 50 states. The grant team, which includes PHD candidate Sean Baser, will evaluate the licensing and certification landscape across the nation and then examine several distinct state models in greater detail. The research builds on the white paper, released last fall by SHEEO.
Thu, 01/30/2020 - 12:10pm
In January 2020, Greg Wolniak received a research grant from the Horatio Alger Association to conduct a follow-up study of the career and educational outcomes among students from adverse backgrounds. As a long-standing PI for the Association, in 2017 Wolniak launched the association’s first ever longitudinal study of the developmental trajectories of Horatio Alger Scholars, designed to follow the entering cohort of freshmen scholars through…