Research | Kent State University


Faculty must document original contribution to a body of knowledge areas of research. These include but are not limited to design, illustration, photographic illustration, new media, motion graphics and related areas of education. The merit of Scholarship in this area will be determined by a number of factors including:

  • Weighted according to the securing of funding through grants or sponsorship (local/regional/national/international)
  • Publishing of research (see sections 1.B, 1.C and 2)
  • Demonstrated engagement and success of students beyond the classroom (undergraduate and graduate research, funding, and publication)
  • Project execution
  • Peer review
  • Invitation to present research (see section 5)
  • Citations
  • Critical evaluation
  • Other key indicators to the merit of the work