Components Supporting Innovation and Discovery
We lead innovation and research, bridging discovery with teaching and practice to address our most pressing social needs. Here are specific examples of actions we are taking to make further progress in this area:
+ Expand student opportunities to engage in faculty-mentored research and innovation.
+ Increase annual Dean’s Office Faculty Travel Fund.
+ Expand the reach of Impact Through Innovation (ITI).
+ Strengthen structures supporting research.
+ Increase external funding from grants and contracts.
+ Expand support for funded projects.
+ Develop portfolio of endowed funds to support innovation.