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 Our Vision

The Office of Research Administration will be a model unit of service and support, fostering and advancing research activities at WCU for the benefit of the university, community, and region.

Our Core Values

The Office of Research Administration supports the university's academic mission to improve individual lives and enhance economic and community development through academic programs, educational outreach, research, and creative and cultural activities. We accomplish this by adhering to our core values in all ORA activities and interactions with internal and external constituents.

  • Provide high-quality service in the development and administration of sponsored research activities
  • Integrate research into the university's intellectual and academic culture and identity

  • Protect the fiscal and legal integrity of the institution

  • Increase faculty/staff engagement with sponsored research, resulting in a significant increase in proposals and awards

  • Cultivate research experiences and opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students

Our Mission

The Office of Research Administration mission aligns with the university's mission by cultivating and supporting a robust sponsored research culture for all faculty, students, and staff while assuring institutional integrity.


Upcoming deadline:
Provost's Internal Funding Support Grant proposals are due February 1, 2017

This grant, provided by the Provost, offers up to $15,000 for research or projects that positively impact teaching and learning and result in external funding. Read more.

 

WCU Sponsored Research Summary 2013-2014


              

 

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