Outreach & Diversity Plans

What we can do for you

The University of Michigan College of Engineering Associate Dean of Research office can assist with proposal sections such as outreach, broader impacts, education and workforce development, diversity, culture, and inclusion, as well as other similar plans. We can connect faculty with the groups below, as well as others in the University.

If you would like the ADR office to assist with coordination and scheduling of these consultants, please fill out the support request form here or contact ADRresdev@umich.edu.

Internal Resources

CEDO – The Center for Engineering Diversity & Outreach (CEDO) provides expertise, leadership, and programming that supports the College of Engineering’s belief that an excellent educational experience is intrinsically linked to fostering a climate that celebrates diversity, equity, and inclusion for faculty, staff, and students.

CEDER  – is a University of Michigan School of Education Center for Education Design, Evaluation, and Research devoted exclusively to offering high-quality designs, evaluations, and research on teaching, learning, leadership, and policy at multiple levels of education. Specifically, CEDER supports the design and development of education curricula, programs, technology tools, and software for other units on campus and for K-12 and informal learning settings in surrounding communities.

CEO – the Center for Education and Outreach (CEO) supports and advances the University of Michigan’s commitment to educational outreach and academic excellence. CEO partners with faculty, staff, and students to develop and implement programs that inform, engage, and inspire a diverse community of scholars.

CRLT-ENGIN – The Center for Research on Learning and Teaching in Engineering (CRLT-Engin) at the University of Michigan serves the College of Engineering by promoting excellence and innovation in learning and teaching. Established in 2004, CRLT-Engin offers a range of evidence-based programs and services for the engineering community.

External Resources

Dear Colleague Letter: A Broader Impacts Framework for Proposals Submitted to NSF’s Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences Directorate

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Need help with other plans? Contact the ADR team at ADRresdev@umich.edu.

Meet the Research Development Team

Rick Vanden Heuvel

Director, Research Development

Elaine Meinzer

Assistant Director, Research Development

Joanne Navarre

Research Development Specialist