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CRES: CENTER FOR RESEARCH AND EVALUATION SERVICES

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Center for Research and Evaluation Services

Established in 2002, the Center for Research & Evaluation Services (CRES) is an organization made up of individuals in and outside the College of Education at Wichita State University who have both interest and expertise in research and evaluation methods. The Center's primary purpose is consistent with a component of Wichita State University's mission to do research designed to advance the University's goals of providing high quality instruction, make original contributions to knowledge and human understanding, and serve as an agent of community service.

CRES Mission

To provide leadership, coordination and support to College of Education faculty in identifying, obtaining, administering, and publicizing results of externally funded research and evaluation grant and contract activities that benefit the College's faculty, staff, students, and other alumni/community members.

CRES Objectives

  • Increase internal and external grant and contract support for all forms of research and evaluation activities.
  • Increase internal and external grant and contract support to meet College training, professional development, and equipment needs.
  • Advance the practice and use of research and evaluation methodologies.