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Strategic Plan of the Vice President for Research

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Mission 

The Office of the Vice President for Research advances University success in research, scholarship, and creative activity through exemplary service to the faculty, staff, and student corps.

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Vision  

The Office of the Vice President for Research advances a culture of excellence in research, scholarship, and creative activity.

success-2081168_640.jpg Goals 

  1. Strategic investments that nurture interdisciplinary collaborations
  2. Build capacity in comprehensive capture management
  3. Lead an integrated research communication strategy
  4. Develop state-of-the-art workflows to support the research enterprise

Actions (updated June 1, 2021)

  1. Continue to deploy comprehensive, industry-standard enterprise systems with pre- and post-deployment evaluations
  2. Continue to leverage startup packages, graduate assistantship and postdoc support, and other investments that promote interdisciplinary collaborations 
  3. Continue to learn strategic capture management through examination of best practices at leading institutions
  4. Submit at least four large-scale or center-based interdisciplinary proposals each year
  5. Invest in faculty's creative activities in the Arts and Humanities
  6. Initiate and grow a formal Research Cores Program (RCP)