Arts and Sciences Research Office

Promoting Research - Proposal Development - Reviewing Proposals - Gardiner Hall, Suite 320

Mission & Vision

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Our mission is to promote and support undergraduate and graduate research, scholarship and creative activities; assist faculty, departments, institutes and centers in applying for and securing intramural and extramural support for research, scholarship and creative activities and for technology and intellectual property development; serve as a community-wide resource of research expertise; assist departments in developing, expanding, and coordinating research training of undergraduate and graduate students and postdoctoral associates in the College; assist interdisciplinary programs involving research.

Our vision is to support the region's premiere liberal arts college in its research mission by assisting nationally and internationally recognized faculty as well as programs that promote excellence in research, scholarship, artistic and creative activities. Our goal is to assist departments in preparing to meet the challenges in the 21st century and to help create an environment that stimulates critical thinking and to promote tolerance and respect for alternate points of views.