Assessment Innovation Mini-Grants

Competitive funding is available to support faculty efforts to advance assessment innovation within a program/department (up to $1,000 per proposal). Funds can be used for professional development, summer re-contracting, as matching funds, and/or for hourly graduate student support. Faculty are encouraged to consider planning for the infusion of equitable teaching, learning and assessment practices throughout the curriculum to impact all students.

NOTE: 2023/2024 mini-grant applications will be available soon!

2023 Assessment Innovation Mini-Grant Recipients

  • Virginia Killian Lund, Peter Adamy, Shandy Hicks, Cathy Semnoski, Sara Sweetman, Elementary Education and the College of Education: Integrating a Reflective Portfolio Assessment Tool in Elementary Education Teacher Preparation
  • Amanda Missimer, Ingrid Lofgren, Department of Nutrition: The Discovery of Micronutrients: An Untold, Unethical History of Human Research
  • Joesph Nardolillo, Britny Brown, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Clinical Research: Assessment of Pharmacy Curricular Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion-related Topics and Care for Marginalized Communities

For inspiration from past mini-grant recipients or questions about submitting a proposal, please email: