The Office for Research seeks to enhance the environment for all research and scholarship by: 

1         Supporting the university‚Äôs strategic research directions and policies

2         Increasing and diversifying external research funding

3         Improving interrogation of research and educations at all levels of the university

4         Improving translation of research into the public benefit

5         Strengthening university-industry relationships

6         Promoting entrepreneurship, technology-transfer, and commercialization activates that energize and support the local and national economy

7         Promoting and enhancing cross-cutting and multi-disciplinary research initiatives