COE Accomplishments in 2017

Welcome Back! We want to congratulate the COE faculty for their accomplishments in 2017 and look forward to continued success in 2018. We are constantly looking for opportunities for external funding to share. Please contact us. We are here to help!

Listed below are some noteworthy statistics from the 2016 fiscal year:

  • COE schools and centers have 117 currently funded projects totaling over $102 million. Of the total dollar amount of currently funded projects, 69% was funded by federal agencies or organizations. The COE experienced a 5% increase in the total dollar amount of currently funded projects as compared to the previous fiscal year.
  • COE faculty members in all schools and centers submitted 96 proposals, requesting almost $62 million in external funding. Proposals were submitted to 38 agencies.
  • Research funding per faculty member totaled $560,950, which is 3% higher than the previous fiscal year. Of the 182 COE faculty members eligible to submit proposals, 38 (21%) received external funding as Principal Investigator (PI) or Co-PI, and 43 (24%) submitted at least one proposal.
  • COE Principal Investigators (PIs) and Co-PIs received funding for 47 new awards totaling over $15 million. These new awards included four contracts from the United States Department of Education (US ED) Institute of Education Sciences, one contract from the US ED Office of English Language Acquisition, two contracts from the National Science Foundation, one contract from the National Institutes of Health, and one contract from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. Of the total dollar amount of newly funded awards, 31% was funded by federal agencies or organizations, and 48% was funded by state agencies or organizations.