Available Mini-Grants & Awards

Assessment work on campus happens in many forms by many stakeholders. The Office of Academic Assessment seeks to identify this assessment work to ensure that it is recognized in a number of ways.

Available Funding 

  • Assessment Mini-Grants of up to $1,000 are offered for UNLV faculty who are working on projects with a focus on assessment of UNLV students.

  • Academic Assessment Awards in the form of a check and plaque are awarded at the Academic Achievement Gala to a program and an individual to recognize the quality assessment work that UNLV faculty and staff engage in on a daily basis.

  • The Office of the Vice Provost for Academic Programs now offers additional grants and awards to encourage campuswide participation in the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities accreditation process as well as recognize, reward, and encourage the development of innovative projects that focus on mission fulfillment at various levels.

Accomplishments

Feb. 11, 2020
Leeann Fields (Educational Compliance) has been appointed by Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak to serve on the Commission on Educational Technology. The term ends Dec. 31, 2021. Fields fills a voting seat on the commission for an “administrator in a public school who possesses knowledge and experience in...
Dec. 9, 2019
Jenna Heath (Liberal Arts) and Kathryn Raffety (Life Sciences) recently received fall 2019 Academic Assessment Mini-Grants through the office of academic assessment. Health and the College of Liberal Arts received the award for “College of Liberal Arts Student Success Through Service Learning Pilot...
Sep. 23, 2019
Leeann Fields (Educational Compliance) has been elected to the advisory group for the national State Authorization Network under the WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies. The network is the nation’s leading organization that provides guidance and support for navigating regulatory...
Jul. 19, 2019
Celeste Calkins (Decision Support), Michelle Chavez (Academic Assessment), and Vicki Rosser (Educational Psychology and Higher Education) recently published a paper, “Preventing Extra Costs: The Impact of Faculty Satisfaction and Morale” in the International Journal of Educational Research. The...

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