The Eastern Illinois University Foundation has announced the 2009-2010 recipients of the John S. and Margaret Redden Fund for the Improvement of Undergraduate Instruction.
Grants, typically a maximum of $1,500, may be used for anything that improves undergraduate instruction: software, equipment, guest speakers, conference registration, teaching materials, etc.
Only EIU faculty members can apply. The Foundation funds as many grants as possible based on the decisions of Eastern's vice president for academic affairs.
During FY10, $87,003 in grants will be transferred for projects to improve undergraduate instruction. Recipients are as follows:
Jeff Boshart, Ann Coddington, Chris Kahler, Dwain Naragon, Charles Nivens, Robert S. Petersen and Denise Rehm-Mott, art; Eric K. Bollinger, Karen Gaines, Kai Hung, Kip McGilliard, Bryan Miller, Paul Switzer/Ann Fritz and Gordon C. Tucker, biological sciences; David S. Bell, Booth Library; Gopal R. Periyannan, chemistry; Frank Goldacker/Rebecca Throneburg and Tina K. Veale, communication disorders and sciences;
Elizabeth Gill and Joseph K. Heumann, communication studies; Kathy Waggoner, Disability Services; Sham'ah Md-Yunus, early childhood, elementary and middle level education; Linda Ghent, economics; Terri Fredrick and Christopher Hanlon, English; Stephen Canfield and Carlos C. Amaya, foreign languages; Don Dawson, Gateway Program; Vincent Gutowski, geology/geography;
Anita Shelton and David K. Smith, history; Ovande Furtado Jr., Colleen Kattenbraker, Mark S. Kattenbraker and Stacey Ruholl, kinesiology and sports studies; Ann Brownson, Johnson Kuma and Bradley P. Tolppanen, Library Services; Rick Anderson, Marshall Lassak and Andrew M. White, math and computer science; Mona Davenport, Minority Affairs; Mark DeGoti, Richard Rossi and Adam Stich, music; Rebecca Merten, nursing;
Dannie L. Otto, philosophy; Jie Zou, physics; Jeff Ashley, Lilian A. Barria and Karen Swenson, political science; Teresa Freking/Dawn Paulson, secondary education/foundations; Donald H. Holly Jr., sociology and anthropology; Rendong Bai, Jerry Cloward/James McKirahan, Gabe Grant, Sam Guccione, Thomas McDonald, David Melton, Luke Steinke, Deborah Woodley and Yu-Ju Wu, technology; and Jeannie Ludlow, women's studies.