Strategic Priority 2

We will reward innovation in instruction, research, entrepreneurship, collaboration and capacity building that maximizes our impact, and challenges, enlightens and inspires our faculty and students to change the world.

Goal 2

Increase participation in grant funded research activity.


Research Success for a Changing World

  • Support research that addresses local, national and global health challenges through collaboration with STEM academic fields, such as biology, chemistry, medicine, engineering and computer science, and the social sciences.
  • Support opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration and co-creation that produces 20% joint academic programs and research collaborations.
  • Increase the number of students who participate in study abroad experiences and high impact academic and extracurricular activities that expand thinking, promote diversity of thought, civil discourse and empathy.