2019-2020 Office of Research and Sponsored Programs Assessment Plan

Assessment Year: 2019-2020
Division: Academic Affairs
Unit: Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
Unit Director: dhewitt
Completed by: dhewitt
Other Contributors:
Date Completed: 2020/02/06 11:27:00 US/Eastern

Unit Mission

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) mission is to cultivate the research initiatives of faculty and staff to secure external funding. ORSP provides specialized guidance and support for all research and sponsored program activities in order to balance the research initiatives of stakeholders and the mission and values of York College.

Assessment Plan

Outcome 1

Unit Goal

Diversify sponsorship funding opportunities.

Unit Outcome

Increase use of technology to showcase faculty research and obtain grant recommendations.

Divisional Goal

Support the acquisition and development of research and sponsored programs that advance knowledge and benefit College initiatives.

PMP Goal

Increase the number of externally funded research grants from 13 to 15

Alignment with York’s Strategic Initiatives

TBA

Alignment with York’s Institutional Learning Outcomes (ILOs)

N/A

Measure

Technology Report

Measure Type

Direct

Target

25% of faculty will use technology to showcase research and obtain grant recommendations.


Outcome 2

Unit Goal

Diversify sponsorship funding opportunities.

Unit Outcome

Faculty and staff will find learning about different sponsorship funding options useful.

Divisional Goal

Support the acquisition and development of research and sponsored programs that advance knowledge and benefit College initiatives.

PMP Goal

Increase the number of externally funded research grants from 13 to 15

Alignment with York’s Strategic Initiatives

TBA

Alignment with York’s Institutional Learning Outcomes (ILOs)

N/A

Measure

Survey

Measure Type

Indirect

Target

50% of faculty and staff will find information about different sponsorship funding options useful.


Rationale for the Plan

The outcomes listed above were chosen to assess to support the College's effort to boost faculty research and grant acquisitions.

Data Collection and Evaluation

Data collection will take place in the fall and evaluation in the spring 2020 semesters. The Director will evaluate, analyze, and interpret the data.