Facts and Figures
The Office of Educational Research has helped College of Education faculty build an impressive track record for winning large, competitive grants.
In the 2011–2012 fiscal year
- the total dollar amount of externally funded awards including all schools and centers was more than $55 million—a 16% increase from the previous year.
- the college’s strengthened research enterprise generated $25.8 million in newly funded contracts and grants.
- research expenditures topped $17.8 million—a 25% increase from the previous year.
- college faculty averaged more than $306,670 each in research funding.
- of the 106 full-time COE faculty members, 68 (36.4%) submitted proposals for external funding as PI or Co-PI—an increase of 4.6% from the previous year.
View the complete 2011-2012 Annual Report.
The college began the 2012–2013 fiscal year with a $25 million U.S. Department of Education award to establish the Collaboration for Effective Educator Development, Accountability, and Reform center (CEEDAR)—the college’s largest investment ever in improving education for students with disabilities.