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Lynch, Lindsay



Lindsay Lynch headshotClinical Assistant Professor
Human Development and Organizational Studies in Education

College of Education
University of Florida
2-230E Norman Hall
PO Box 117049
Gainesville, FL 32611
Phone number: 352-273-4343
fax number: 352-846-2697
lblynch@coe.ufl.edu

Research Biography

Dr. Lindsay Lynch is a Clinical Assistant Professor in Higher Education Administration and Policy and Coordinator for the Higher Education LEAD Ed.D. program. Her research interests focus on community colleges, minority student success, and the role of fundraising and advancement strategies in higher education. Dr. Lynch has written and presented on innovative higher education funding solutions, including grants development, fundraising, and holistic advancement, particularly as these efforts relate to community colleges and open-access institutions.

Degrees

Ed.D. in Higher Education Administration, 2014
Areas of Concentration: minority student access and success, community colleges, rural colleges, resource development
University of Florida

MAE in Curriculum and Instruction, 2009
University of Florida

B.A. in History, 1999
University of Florida

Key Professional Appointments

Higher Education LEAD Ed.D. Program Coordinator, Higher Education Administration and Policy, College of Education, University of Florida, 2018 – present

Clinical Assistant Professor, Higher Education Administration and Policy, College of Education, University of Florida, 2018 – present

Director of Grants Development and Federal Relations, South Florida State College, 2009 – 2018

Activities and Honors

UF College of Education Outstanding Alumni Award, Institute of Higher Education (2017)

SFSC Employee of the Year (2014)

SFSC Professional Staff Employee of the Year (2010)

Grants

United States Department of Education, HSI STEM & Articulation, Funded October, 2016. Co-PI, $4.8 million.

National Endowment for the Humanities, CC Initiatives Grant, A Sense of Place: From Cultural Conflict to Coexistence in Florida’s Heartland. Awarded April, 2016. Proposal Developer, Internal Evaluator. $99,000

Foundation for Florida’s Colleges, Curriculum Alignment Grant, grant to engage in aligning secondary Florida Standards curriculum with general education course content. PI. $10,000.

United States Department of Labor TAACCCT, XCEL-IT, $1,000,000.00, 2013-2017, funding for curriculum design and new program development for cyber-security, digital forensics, and advanced manufacturing degree programs along with modularized soft-skills training courses. Lead Proposal Developer

National Science Foundation ATE, Bioenergy Education Program, $900,000.00, 2012-2015, funding for curriculum design and new program development for Biofuels Technology and Biomass Cultivation degree programs. Lead Proposal Developer.

United States Department of Education Investing in Innovation (i3), AVID Central Florida Collaborative: Improving Student Outcomes in a Rural Context, $2,997,879.00, 2012-2016. Proposal Developer and Project Manager.

United States Department of Education, Office of Postsecondary Programs, Strengthening Institutions, Resource Development Enhancement Initiative, $2,000,000.00, 2010-2015. PI

Selected Publications

Waters, V., Lynch, L., Swenson, M., Wallace, L., and Solomon, S., (2016). Grant opportunities with the U.S. Department of State. CASE Federal Funding for Two-Year Colleges Report. CASE Federal Funding Task Force.  

Lynch, L., Hodges, G., Solomon, S., Suit, S., and Zahn, K. (2016). U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development Funding Programs for Two-Year Colleges. CASE Federal Funding for Two-Year Colleges Report. CASE Federal Funding Task Force.

Trimm, S., Thomas, B., Wallace, L., Bivona, C., and Lynch, L. (2016). Community college funding opportunities through U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration. 2016 CASE Federal Funding for Two-Year Colleges Report. CASE Federal Funding Task Force.

Lynch, L. (2016). Advancing community college nurse education programs through Health Resources Services Administration Bureau of Healthcare Workforce grant opportunities. 2016 CASE Federal Funding for Two-Year Colleges Report. CASE Federal Funding Task Force. 

Lynch, L., McGuinness, M., Rogers, S., Saunders, P., Skasa, C. (2014). Grant opportunities through the U.S. Department of Education Office of Innovation and Improvement. 2014 Council for Resource Development Federal Funding Task Force.

Lynch, L., Sofianos, T., Shue, C., Saunders, P. (2014). U.S. Department of State Grant Funding Programs. 2014 Council for Resource Development Federal Funding Task Force.

Lynch, L., Gumaer, A., Morgan J., Jeppesen, V., Smith, G. (2013). National Endowment for the Arts funding opportunities for two-year colleges. 2013 Federal Funding for Two-Year Colleges Report. Council for Resource Development Federal Funding Task Force.

Lynch, L., Alexander, S., Cronrath, D., Ramage, E., and Saunders, P. (2013). Grant opportunities available through the U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences. 2013 Federal Funding for Two-Year Colleges Report. Council for Resource Development Federal Funding Task Force.

Lynch, L., Ehlers, K., Lyle, C., Morris, H., and Barnett, M. (2010). Student Learning Outcomes in Higher Education: Where Have We Been and Where Are We Going? White Paper for the University of Florida School of Human Development and Organizational Studies, Dr. Dale Campbell.