A commitment to continuous improvement & growth

Initiatives

The Office of the Vice Chancellor has a number of initiatives in progress at any given time and new ones identified each year.  Often the initiative transitions into standard operations integrated into the daily functions of the office.

To date, these initiatives have focused on infrastructure improvements and/or research development (activities designed to facilitate individual faculty members, teams of researchers and their support personnel in attracting extramural research funding, creating relationships and developing and implementing strategies that increase institutional competitiveness).

Currently Active:
Building a Proposal Development & Support Team
DataX Initiative
Ramping Up Onsite Research Activitiy During COVID-19
Research Infrastructure

Already Integrated into Operations or Completed from 2010 through the present:
Big Data Initiative
Diversity Research
Enhancing Relationships with Government & Funding Agencies
Expansion of Campuswide Services through Research Enhancement Office 
Enhanced Support for North Campus
Enhancing the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem
Grand Challenges
Laboratory Safety
Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers (MRSEC) Preparation
Mid-Stream Review of the Grand Challenges
Reorganization of Office
Responsible Conduct of Research
Shared Resource Consortium
Seeding Transdisciplinary Work
Research Informatics Strategic Planning
Revision of Limited Submission Process
Streamlining Internal Funding Opportunities