Services for Faculty

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CPPSR tailors its services to meet the applied research needs of individual faculty members. Some of the services provided by CPPSR over its long history of successful collaboration with faculty are:

Project proposal preparation

Personnel management

Budgeting and record keeping



Compliance with state and federal regulations

Production of project reports and deliverables

Project evaluation



Faculty benefit in concrete ways from collaboration with CPPSR. The advantages are personal and professional, and extend to the larger CCSU community through the ability to involve additional students. The following are examples of ways in which a collaboration with CPPSR can enhance a faculty applied research experience:

  • Faculty receive monetary compensation
  • Faculty are free to concentrate on their area of expertise since CPPSR professional staff will provide all administrative support services
  • Faculty can choose their level of involvement; they can either direct or collaborate on a project
  • CPPSR projects provide opportunities for faculty to engage their students, or students of their choice, in service learning
  • For new faculty wishing to gain more research experience, CPPSR provides the opportunity to work with veteran research faculty on existing and new projects
  • The projects allow faculty to advance their academic interests and enhance their reputations as experts in their respective fields