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Re: Assessment of Services and Funded Projects Charlie Hathaway (09 Dec 2003 15:53 EST)

Re: Assessment of Services and Funded Projects Charlie Hathaway 09 Dec 2003 15:53 EST

Aside from the very important differences between contracts and grants with respect to open academic investigation, I can think a good reason to not get involved in this type of assessment is that you won't improve upon the existing Darwinian mechanism: Project X was a good investment if its funding is renewed or it leads to new funding.

Charlie

At 03:31 PM 12/9/03 -0500, you wrote:
>Capital University is engaged in a campus wide assessment initiative.
> Do other grants/sponsored project offices have plans to assess the
>quality of their services and/or the impact of the projects that are
>funded?  By impact I mean: do the finished projects accomplish what was
>stated in a proposal?  How do you know?  If academic administration
>deals with those issues, does the grants/sponsored project office ever
>learn about the assessment via an established procedure, not by hearsay?
>
>Thanks!!
>
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