Office of Undergraduate Research — Strategic Report 2020

STRATEG I C PLAN 2020 - 2023

OFF I CE OF UNDE RGRADUATE R ESEARCH

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EXECUT IVE SUMMARY

The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Daytona Beach aspires to provide transformative discovery and inquiry experiences to all undergraduate students. The team embraces the vision of our campus being an internationally recognized center for excellence in undergraduate research, innovation and scholarship, especially in the fields of aviation/aerospace, science and engineering, where every student engages in scholarly learning throughout their academic careers. In order to achieve this vision, the team has conducted extensive assessment engaging numerous stakeholders. As we conclude our Strategic Plan 2020 and reflect upon the outcomes of these assessments, we have developed new approaches and comprehensive plans to usher in the next phase of undergraduate research. This approach, outlined herein as Strategic Plan 2023, provides a clear path and associated key performance indicators for the future of the Office of Undergraduate Research as it continues its transition into an internationally recognized hub of innovation, inquiry, research and scholarship. This strategic plan continues its focus on Superior Research and Innovation, Engagement and Outreach, and Assessment and Effectiveness.

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TH E VI S I ON

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Daytona Beach will be an internationally recognized center for excellence in undergraduate research, innovation and scholarship, especially in the fields of aviation/aerospace, science and engineering, where every student engages in scholarly learning throughout their academic careers.

TH E M I SS I ON

To provide a diverse set of opportunities for all undergraduate students to enhance their education through engagement in research, inquiry, innovation and/or other scholarly projects.

TH E OBJ ECT IVES

To help students: • Apply critical thinking, ethics and information analyses in decision-making processes. • Understand the nature of research, investigation and scholarship. • Utilize discipline-based inquiry skills in their communities to create or understand new knowledge.

D IVE RS I TY, EQU I TY AND I NCLUS I ON STATEMENT

The Office of Undergraduate Research is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) and strives to ensure equitable access to all resources and opportunities including providing appropriate training and development to student researchers, their mentors and our staff.

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TH E TH EMES

SUPERIOR RESEARCH AND INNOVATION

ENGAGEMENT AND OUTREACH

ASSESSMENT AND EFFECTIVENESS

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01  | SUPE R I OR R ESEARCH AND I NNOVAT I ON

By 2023, the Office of Undergraduate Research will enhance its culture and output of superior student research and innovation by developing faculty mentors, increasing programming and promoting collaboration. Through these transformative experiences, graduates will prepare for roles as leaders and change-makers in a global society where problem-solving through inquiry, research, and innovation play a vital role.

ACT I ON I TEMS

Faculty Development

• Provide a comprehensive suite of faculty development resources including webinars, asynchronous modules, static tools, workshops and short courses including best practices for integrating scholarly learning pedagogies, inquiry and research practices into the curriculum.

Programming

• Develop and facilitate experiential learning and academic enrichment through a variety of comprehensive programs, initiatives and activities that empower students to be lifelong learners, critical thinkers and experienced researchers.

Collaboration

• Enhance collaboration with university stakeholders to increase Embry-Riddle’s visibility and position the University as the ultimate resource for industry and research solutions.

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B ENCHMARK ACT IVI T I ES

• National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)

• Alumni Engagement • Annual Assessment • Annual Reporting • Beyond Undergraduate Research Journal • Coaching • Community Innovation Awards • Conferences • Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) • Cross-Campus Multidiscipline Senior Design/Capstone Projects • Discovery Day Research Symposium • Discover Research • Entrepreneurial Opportunities

• OUR Advisory Board • OUR Ambassadors • Peer Mentors • Professional Development

• Research Abroad • Research Scholar • Research Database • Scholarly Commons • Spark Grant

• Strategic Partnerships • Student Internal Grant • Summer Undergraduate Research Fellows • University Council • Virtual Learning Center • Workshop Series

• Grant Funding • IGNITE Grant • Marketing and Outreach

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02  | ENGAGEMENT AND OUTR EACH

By 2023, Embry-Riddle will receive national and/or international recognition as a premiere undergraduate research institution. An emphasis will be placed on expanding the scope and breadth of student work, increasing student and faculty publication, and enhancing the image of the Office of Undergraduate Research and the University overall through prestigious recognition.

ACT I ON I TEMS

Engagement

• Increase strategic collaboration with internal and external stakeholders towards more meaningful and more frequent engagement with the Office of Undergraduate Research. • Provide resources and support to undergraduate students and faculty that can be leveraged to increase publication and presentation of student works. • Promote research, inquiry and innovation through programs that offer unique interdisciplinary approaches.

Outreach

• Bolster the image of the Office of Undergraduate Research and the University through prestigious recognitions (e.g. national grants, prestigious award, etc.) • Enhance connection between the regional community and the University through strategic communications and partnerships (e.g. news articles, community panels, etc.) • Increase total available funding through the receipt of external grants and philanthropic partnerships leveraging University partners.

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B ENCHMARK ACT IVI T I ES

• Newsletter • OUR Advisory Board • OUR Ambassadors • Peer Mentors • Professional Development

• Alumni Engagement • Annual Assessment • Annual Reporting • Beyond Undergraduate Research Journal • Community Innovation Awards • Conferences • Cross-Campus Multidiscipline Senior Design/Capstone Projects • Discovery Day Research Symposium • Discover Research • Entrepreneurial Opportunities

• Research Abroad • Research Scholar • Research Database • Scholarly Commons • Spark Grant

• Strategic Partnerships • Student Internal Grant • Summer Undergraduate Research Fellows • Virtual Learning Center • Workshop Series

• Grant Funding • IGNITE Grant • Marketing and Outreach

• National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)

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03  | ASSESSMENT AND E FFECT IVENESS

By 2023, the Office of Undergraduate Research will develop and employ industry-recognized standards of effectiveness through the creation and implementation of systemized assessment tools including, but not limited to, rubrics, programmatic student learning outcomes, and ongoing formal and informal assessment strategies (e.g. CAS). Further, a culture of assessment for scholarly activities within the curriculum will be established.

ACT I ON I TEMS

• Develop and promote the use of accessible, easy-to-use rubrics to cultivate a culture of curricular assessment for scholarly activities inclusion in coursework and, therefore, the attainment of scholarly research and inquiry skills by students. • Engage a dynamic team of key stakeholders in regular assessment of current programming for effectiveness and alignment with the department and University mission, vision and strategic goals.

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B ENCHMARK ACT IVI T I ES

• Annual Assessment • Annual Reporting • Community Innovation Awards • Conferences • Cross-Campus Multidiscipline Senior Design/Capstone Projects • Discovery Day Research Symposium • Discover Research • OUR Advisory Board

• Research Abroad • Research Scholar • Spark Grant • Strategic Partnerships • University Council • Virtual Learning Center • Workshop Series

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OVE RVI EW: PROGRAMS + KP I S

S T U D E N T C E N T E R E D

P R O G R AM / A C T I V I T Y

D E S C R I P T I O N

KP I S

Beyond: Undergraduate Research Journal

Journal featuring works by undergraduate students at all three campuses

Total submissions, participation of students in editorial and review board, readership Total applicants, total participants, faculty/staff engagement, community mentor engagement, panelist engagement, rubric scores, participant surveys

Community Innovation Awards

Fall award contest in which students propose an innovative way to solve a significant community problem with the support of mentors from the community

Conferences

Regional, national and international conferences

Total submissions, total accepted, total attendees, student awards won

focused on student research (e.g. FURC, NCUR, Posters on the Hill, Posters at the Capital) Using academic based competitions to encourage cross-campus multidiscipline senior design/capstone projects Student research symposium featuring poster and oral presentations and award ceremony Tier I A pre-orientation program for first-generation and underrepresented student populations; program aims to introduce students to Embry-Riddle through a 3-day pre-orientation program with a university 101 section for the co-hort Tier II A continuation of Discover Research program designed to engage students in research following the McNair model with two levels; the first level involves participation in Discover Research and other OUR programs; the second tier students participate in faculty mentored research and other engagement activities

Cross-Campus Multidiscipline Senior Design/Capstone Projects

Total number of student participants, total number of courses, and number of faculty engagement

Discovery Day Research Symposium

Total submissions, total participants, total posters, attendance at session(s), attendance at award ceremony, participant feedback survey, faculty/staff engagement, rubric scoress Tier I Total number of student participants, attendance tracking at programs, participant feedback, and tracking of student progress to degree Tier II Total number of student applicants, total number of student participants, number of presentations and scholarly publications, degree completion, faculty engagement, and graduate school enrolment

Discover Research

Superior Research & Innovation

Engagement & Outreach

Assessment & Effectiveness

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D E S C R I P T I O N

KP I S

Entrepreneurial Opportunities

Collaborative events between OUR and the Center for Entrepreneurship which encourage turning research and development into entrepreneurial endeavors

Total participants; Participant surveys

Fall Undergraduate Research Symposium

Undergraduate research poster session featuring student works

Total submissions, total participants, total posters, attendance at session(s), participant feedback survey, faculty/staff engagement, rubric scores Total applicants, total proposals, amount of funding requested, amount of funding awarded, amount of funding spent, review panel participation, rubric scores, pre- and post-assessment of participants, participant surveys Total number of workshop attendees, self-reported application submissions and placements

IGNITE Grant

Annual grant funding students research endeavors led by team

of primarily undergraduate students, up to $10,000

National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)

A 9-12 week program for undergraduates to participate in a funded research experience at host universities and labs Regular publication providing information regarding OUR activities distributed to faculty and students Team of experienced undergraduate researchers who advocate for, promote, and mentor students in research Team of experienced undergraduate researchers who mentor students in research Annual grant funding for students to engage in research opportunities abroad

Newsletter

Total subscriptions, total opens, user surveys

OUR Ambassadors

Total participants, participant surveys, pre- and post- assessments, mentee feedback Total mentors, total mentees served, hours of mentorship, participant surveys Total participants, participant surveys, pre- and post- assessments, participant outputs (publications and presentations) Total applicants, total participants, attendance at award ceremony, participant surveys, applicant reflection/ responses

Peer Mentors

Research Abroad

Research Scholar

Award for graduating students who complete a series of research activities and benchmarks

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P R O G R AM / A C T I V I T Y

D E S C R I P T I O N

KP I S

Research Database

Searchable database of student and faculty research profiles and opportunities

Total users, user surveys, usability data

Scholarly Commons

Open access digital repository for Embry-Riddle works

Total submissions; Total readership

Spark Grant

Small grants, up to $1,000, primarily for conference travel or small equipment purchases awarded to students on a rolling basis Summer program funding student researchers through stipends and supplemental funds to conduct and communicate their research Annual grant funding students research endeavors for master and undergraduate students up to $7,500

Total applicants, total amount requested, total awarded, participant outputs (e.g. publications)

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellows

Total applicants, total participants, pre- and post- assessment, participant survey, participant outputs (e.g. publications) Total applicants, total proposals, amount of funding requested, amount of funding awarded, amount of funding spent, review panel participation, rubric scores, pre- and post-assessment of participants, participant surveys Total modules offered, pre- and post-assessments, total starts, total completions, total enrollments, participant surveys Total sessions offered, total participants, pre- and post-assessment, participant surveys, total recurring participants

Student Internal Grant

Virtual Learning Center

Interactive, asynchronous Canvas community covering key development topics for students and faculty

Workshop Series

Fall and spring workshops offered to student to develop key leadership and research skills

Superior Research & Innovation

Engagement & Outreach

Assessment & Effectiveness

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P R O G R AM / A C T I V I T Y

D E S C R I P T I O N

KP I S

Coaching

One-on-one sessions supporting faculty mentors to assist in overcoming challenges and/or improving outcomes

Total participants, percentage of needs resolved, time to resolve needs

Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

National organization supporting faculty in undergraduate research mentorship

Total members, total active members, total member attendance at CUR conferences, total member service on CUR committees

OUR Advisory Board

Campus-wide committee of college representatives serving as advocates and liaisons for undergraduate research All faculty and staff supporting the efforts of OUR, meeting once per semester Interactive, asynchronous Canvas community covering key development topics for students and faculty

Total participants, participant surveys

University Council (Faculty Breakfasts)

Total attendees

Virtual Learning Center

Total modules offered, pre- and post-assessments, total starts, total completions, total enrollments, participant surveys

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A D M I N I S T R AT I V E + E X T E R N A L

P R O G R AM / A C T I V I T Y

D E S C R I P T I O N

KP I S

Alumni Engagement

Activities geared towards engaging Embry-Riddle graduates with OUR activities Conducted in the spring, the annual assessment of OUR activities using CAS standards and analyzing strategic plan KPIs Presented at the start of the fall term, an annual report of OUR provided to administration and stakeholders All external/extramural funding (e.g. grants, philanthropic support) All communications intended to promote awareness of and engagement in OUR

Total number of initiatives, total number of participants, participant feedback

Annual Assessment

Final report, KPIs achieved

Annual Reporting

Final report

Grant Funding

Total applications submitted, total projects funded, amount of awards, total funding Total number of newsletters, press releases, promotional items, and page clicks, social media followers, social media post engagement

Marketing and Outreach

Professional Development

Staff participation in Undergraduate Research professional development (e.g. URPD)

Total number of professional development activities

Strategic Partnerships

Collaborations between key campus partners (e.g.

Total number of initiatives, participant feedback, initiative outcomes

Center for Entrepreneurship, CTLE, Prestigious Awards, Philanthropy and Development)

Superior Research & Innovation

Engagement & Outreach

Assessment & Effectiveness

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PROGRAMMAT I C GOALS + KP I S

S T U D E N T C E N T E R E D

P R O G R AM / A C T I V I T Y

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Beyond: Undergraduate Research Journal

Publish 5th issue in Summer 2021 with 8+ articles

Publish 6th issue in Summer 2022 with 8+ articles

Publish 7th issue in Summer 2023 with 8+ articles

Receive 12+ manuscripts for consideration

Receive 14+ manuscripts for consideration

Receive 15+ manuscripts for consideration

Engage 3+ students as editors/reviewers

Engage 3+ students as editors/reviewers

Engage 4+ students as editors/reviewers

Community Innovation Awards

Develop and launch the inaugural Community Innovation Awards program in Fall 2021

Modify program as needed based off of assessment

Engage 5+ community leaders as mentors

Engage 4+ community leaders as mentors

Engage 5+ community leaders as panelists

Engage 4+ community leaders as panelists

Engage 4+ teams with 15+ students

Engage 3+ teams with 12+ students

Implementation of proposed projects

Complete comprehensive assessment of program, including feedback surveys from participants, mentors and panelists

Conferences

Facilitate attendance of 15+ students to FURC

Facilitate attendance of 17+ students to FURC

Facilitate attendance of 20+ students to FURC

Facilitate attendance of 6+ students to NCUR

Facilitate attendance of 7+ students to NCUR

Facilitate attendance of 8+ students to NCUR

Facilitate 3+ submissions to Posters on the Hill

Facilitate 5+ submissions to Posters on the Hill

Facilitate 4+ submissions to Posters on the Hill

Facilitate 5+ Submissions to Posters at the Capital 80% or higher satisfaction rate of student participants based on participant survey

Facilitate 10+ Submissions to Posters at the Capital 80% or higher satisfaction rate of student participants based on participant survey

Facilitate 8+ Submissions to Posters at the Capital 80% or higher satisfaction rate of student participants based on participant survey

Facilitate 2+ application to WorldCUR

Cross-Campus Multidiscipline Senior Design/Capstone Projects

Facilitate 1+ projects between Daytona Beach and Prescott with 2+ Faculty Baseline for number of student participants and faculty engagement

Facilitate 2 projects between DB and PR with 3+ Faculty

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Discovery Day Research Symposium

Display 65+ undergraduate and 20+ graduate/faculty posters

Display 70+ undergraduate and 22+ graduate/faculty posters

Display 75+ undergraduate and 25+ graduate/faculty posters

Host 125+ guests during sessions

Host 135+ guests during sessions

Host 150+ guests during sessions

Host 110+ guests during the awards ceremony

Host 115+ guests during the awards ceremony

Host 120+ guests during the awards ceremony

Feature 6+ oral presentations

Feature 8+ oral presentations

Feature 10+ oral presentations

80% or higher satisfaction rate of participants/attendees based on survey responses

82% or higher satisfaction rate of participants/ attendees based on survey responses

85% or higher satisfaction rate of participants/ attendees based on survey responses

Discover Research

Receive 30+ applications

Receive 40+ applications

Receive 40+ applications

Host 20+ students for Fall 2021 Orientation

Host 25+ students for Fall 2022 Orientation

Host 15+ students for Fall 2020 Orientation

Increase by 3% FY21 first year retention rate

Increase by 5% FY21 first year retention rate

Establish baseline for retention of Cohort after first year and engagement in research 50% of 2020 cohort will participate in 1 OUR program Baseline satisfaction rate of participants based on survey responses Finalize plans for Discovery Scholars Tier Two

55% of 2021 cohort will participate in 2 OUR programs Increased overall satisfaction rate of participants by 5% from FY21

60% of 2022 cohort will participate in 2 OUR programs Increased overall satisfaction rate of participants by 7% from FY21

Receive 10+ applications for Tier 2

Receive 20+ applications for Tier 2

Award 5+ Tier 2 Sponsorships

Award 8+ Tier 2 Sponsorships

90% completion rate of program benchmarks by participants Baseline of overall score between pre- and post- assessment of participants

90% completion rate of program benchmarks by participants Increased overall score between pre- and post- assessment of participants by 5%

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P R O G R AM / A C T I V I T Y

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Entrepreneurship

Build, launch and maintain 1+ entrepreneurial mindset modules for the VLC Host 1+ collaborative event promoting the research to entrepreneurship pipeline Engage 10+ students, faculty, and/or staff in the event

Build, launch and maintain 2+ entrepreneurial mindset modules for the VLC Host 1+ collaborative event promoting the research to entrepreneurship pipeline Engage 15+ students, faculty, and/or staff in the event

Fall Student Research Symposium

Display 35+ undergraduate posters

Display 38+ undergraduate posters

Display 40+ undergraduate posters

Host 75+ guests during sessions

Host 85+ guests during sessions

Host 95+ guests during sessions

80% or higher satisfaction rate of participants/attendees based on survey responses

82% or higher satisfaction rate of participants/ attendees based on survey responses

85% or higher satisfaction rate of participants/ attendees based on survey responses

Ignite Grant

Receive 25+ applications

Receive 28+ applications

Receive 30+ applications

Award $62,000+

Award $65,000+

Award $60,000+

Increased overall score between pre- and post- assessment of participants by 10% Average score of applicants, per committee rubric scoring, of 73% or higher

Increased overall score between pre- and post- assessment of participants by 12% Average score of applicants, per committee rubric scoring, of 75% or higher

Increased overall score between pre- and post-assessment of participants by 5% Average score of applicants, per committee rubric scoring, of 70% or higher

National Science Foundation Research

Host 2 workshops on NSF REU Program

Host 2 workshops on NSF REU Program

Host 2 workshops on NSF REU Program

Experiences for Undergraduates

Follow up with participants to track application status and placement rate

5% increase in the number of workshop attendees over FY21 Track participants’ application status and placement rate

15% increase in the number of workshop attendees over FY21 Track participants’ application status and placement rate

Newsletter

60% of students who have had a contact point with OUR subscribed

65% of students who have had a contact with OUR subscribed

70% of students who have had a contact point with OUR subscribed

Click rate of 1.5% or higher

Click rate of 1.6% or higher

Click rate of 1.7% or higher

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OUR Ambassadors

Maintain a trained team of 8+ ambassadors representing all four colleges Presentation of OUR resources/opportunities at 10+ classes in the fall and 2+ classes in the spring Maintain a trained team of 4+ mentors representing 2+ colleges Host 2+ mentor training sessions, including 1 on implicit bias 75% needs resolution for all walk-ins within 6 weeks of initial contact

Maintain a trained team of 8+ ambassadors representing all four colleges Presentation of OUR resources/opportunities at 15+ classes in the fall and 3+ classes in the spring Maintain a trained team of 5+ mentors representing 3+ colleges Host 3+ mentor training sessions, including 1 on implicit bias and research in diverse teams 80% needs resolution for all walk-ins within 6 weeks of initial contact

Maintain a trained team of 10+ ambassadors representing all four colleges Presentation of OUR resources/opportunities at 20+ classes in the fall and 4+ classes in the spring Maintain a trained team of 5+ mentors representing 3+ colleges Host 3+ mentor training sessions, including 1 on implicit bias and research in diverse teams 85% needs resolution for all walk-ins within 6 weeks of initial contact

Peer Mentors

Tracking of 100% of all contact meetings

Tracking of 100% of all contact meetings

Tracking of 100% of all contact meetings

Research Abroad

Receive 5+ applications

Receive 7+ applications

Receive 9+ applications

Award 2 Grants

Award 2 Grants

Award 2+ Grants

90% completion rate of program benchmarks by participants Increased overall score between pre- and post-assessment of participants by 5%

90% completion rate of program benchmarks by participants Increased overall score between pre- and post- assessment of participants by 10%

95% completion rate of program benchmarks by participants Increased overall score between pre- and post- assessment of participants by 15%

Research Scholar

Award 10+ recipients

Award 12+ recipients

Award 15+ recipients

Attendance of 25+ at award ceremonies

Attendance of 30+ at award ceremonies

Attendance of 35+ at award ceremonies

Engagement of 1+ research scholar alumnus in programming for current students Profile of 1+ research scholar featured on ERAU News

Engagement of 2+ research scholar alumnus in programming for current students Profile of 2+ research scholar featured on ERAU News

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P R O G R AM / A C T I V I T Y

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Research Database

Apply mentor badge to 75% of active faculty mentors Finalize student profile strategy with library partners

Apply mentor badge to 80% of active faculty mentors

Apply mentor badge to 85% of active faculty mentors

Increase use benchmark by 10% from FY21

Increase use benchmark by 25% from FY21

Launch student profile strategy with library partner

Implement action items determined from assessment

Establish baseline use standard

Assess student profile strategy and establish action items for next FY

Publish 20+ student profiles

Publish 10+ student research opportunities

Scholarly Commons

Publish 15+ student works* to Scholarly Commons *Published abstracts, reports, reflections, etc. Increase average readership of published works by 10% from FY20

Publish 20+ student works to Scholarly Commons

Publish 25+ student works to Scholarly Commons

Increase average readership of published works by 15% from FY20

Increase average readership of published works by 20% from FY20

Spark Grant

Increase applications by 5% from FY20

Increase applications by 10% from FY20

Increase applications by 15% from FY20

Increase total funds awarded by $2,000 from FY20

Increase total funds awarded by $1,000 from FY21

Maintain or increase total funds awarded from FY22

85% completion rate of deliverables

75% completion rate of deliverables

80% completion rate of deliverables

Student Internal Grant

Receive 20+ applications

Receive 24+ applications

Receive 28+ applications

Award $25,000

Award $25,000

Award $25,000

Increased overall score between pre- and post- assessment of participants by 7% Average score of applicants, per committee rubric scoring, of 73% or higher

Increased overall score between pre- and post- assessment of participants by 10% Average score of applicants, per committee rubric scoring, of 75% or higher

Increased overall score between pre- and post-assessment of participants by 5% Average score of applicants, per committee rubric scoring, of 70% or higher

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Summer Undergraduate Research Fellows

Receive 10+ applications

Receive 12+ applications

Receive 14+ applications

Award 5+ Fellowships

Award 7+ Fellowships

Award 10+ Fellowships

90% completion rate of program benchmarks by participants Increased overall score between pre- and post-assessment of participants by 5%

90% completion rate of program benchmarks by participants Increased overall score between pre- and post- assessment of participants by 10% Offer 5+ unique workshops with 1 or more co. hosted with campus collaborator

95% completion rate of program benchmarks by participants Increased overall score between pre- and post- assessment of participants by 15% Offer 5+ unique workshops with 2 or more co. hosted with campus collaborator

Workshop Series & Virtual Learning Center

Offer 4+ unique workshops

Host 15+ unique participants

Host 20+ unique participants

Host 25+ unique participants

Offer and maintain 8+ modules

Offer and maintain 8+ modules

Offer and maintain 8+ modules

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F A C U LT Y C E N T E R E D

P R O G R AM / A C T I V I T Y

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Coaching

Engage 2+ faculty mentors in one-on-one sessions

Engage 3+ faculty mentors in one-on-one sessions

Engage 4+ faculty mentors in one-on-one sessions

75% needs resolution within 4 months

80% needs resolution within 4 months

80% needs resolution within 3 months

Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

Increase member registration under enhanced membership by 10% from FY20 2+ faculty/staff members attendance at CUR conference(s) Participation of 1+ faculty/staff member as CUR Councilor

Increase member registration under enhanced membership by 15% from FY20 3+ faculty/staff members attendance at CUR conference(s) Participation of 1+ faculty/staff member as CUR Councilor

Increase member registration under enhanced membership by 20% from FY20 4+ faculty/staff members attendance at CUR conference(s) Participation of faculty/ staff team at 1+ CUR Institute Participation of 1+ faculty/staff member as CUR Councilor Participation of 1+ faculty/staff member as a member of FURA board Participation of 1+ faculty/staff members at FURA Statewide Conference

Florida Undergraduate Research Association

Participation of 1+ faculty/staff member as a member of FURA board

Participation of 1+ faculty/staff member as a member of FURA board Participation of 1+ faculty/ staff members at FURA Statewide Conference

Host FURA Statewide Conference

Participation of 1+ faculty/ staff members at FURA Statewide Conference Recruit and retain an advisory board of 10+ individuals with 2+ representatives from each college

OUR Advisory Board

Recruit and retain an advisory board of 10+ individuals with 2+ representatives from each college

Recruit and retain an advisory board of 10+ individuals with 2+ representatives from each college

Host 1+ meeting per semester

Host 1+ meeting per semester

Host 1+ meeting per semester

University Council (Faculty Breakfasts)

Host 1 meeting per semester with 25+ participants

Host 1 meeting per semester with 30+ participants

Host 1 meeting per semester with 35+ participants

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Alumni Engagement

Cohost 1+ Events with Alumni Relations with 4 student researchers participating Conduct the annual CAS assessment, engaging 5+ stakeholders Develop action plan to address areas of need identified in the assessment process

Cohost 2+ Events with Alumni Relations with 6 student researchers participating Conduct the annual CAS assessment, engaging 6+ stakeholders Develop action plan to address areas of need identified in the assessment process

Cohost 2+ Events with Alumni Relations with 8 student researchers participating Conduct the annual CAS assessment, engaging 7+ stakeholders

Annual Assessment

Develop action plan to address areas of need identified in the assessment process

Annual Reporting

Publish the annual report by August 1, 2021

Publish the annual report by August 1, 2022

Publish the annual report by August 1, 2023

Grant Funding

Submit 1+ grant proposal with 1+ faculty partners

Submit 2+ grant proposals with 2+ faculty partners

Submit 2+ grant proposals with 4+ faculty partners

Marketing and Outreach

Be featured 4+ times in Embry-Riddle News

Be featured 5+ times in Embry-Riddle News

Be featured 6+ times Embry-Riddle News

Professional Development

100% completion of SafeZone training by all staff members, including student staff Work with Philanthropy and Development to engage prospective donors

100% completion of SafeZone training by all staff members, including student staff Maintain relationship with Philanthropy and Development with semesterly communication.

100% completion of SafeZone training by all staff members, including student staff Maintain relationship with Philanthropy and Development with semesterly communication

Strategic Partnerships

Receive $1000+ in donor funding

Receive $1,250+ in donor funding

Receive $1,500+ in donor funding

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STRATEG I C PARTNE RS + STAKE HOLDE RS

Board of Trustees Office of the President Office of the Provost ADM I N I STRAT I ON

Office of the Chancellor, Worldwide Office of the Chancellor, Prescott Institutional Research Institutional Review Board University Research Council Office of Assessment and Accreditation Council on Undergraduate Research Florida Undergraduate Research Association Industry Partners EXTE RNAL STAKE HOLDE RS

MicaPlex Research Park Industry Advisory Board Professional Organizations

Associate Deans of Research Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence College Deans College Research Councils Faculty Faculty Senate Graduate Studies Research Communications and Marketing Philanthropy and Development Undergraduate Research, Prescott and Worldwide UN IVE RS I TY TEAMS

STUDENT SE RVI CES

Academic Advancement/Writing Center Career Services Office of Undergraduate Advisement Global Engagement Honors Program Jack R. Hunt Memorial Library Peer Mentors Student Engagement/Service Learning Student Employment Student Government Association and Organizations Office of Diversity and Inclusion Office of the Dean of Students Office of Prestigious Awards and Fellowships

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