About Us


The Division of Research and Innovation Partnerships will advance the academic and research mission of the university while promoting a culture that exemplifies excellent service, transparency, collaboration, and innovation.


The Division of Research and Innovation Partnerships promotes faculty, staff and student success by facilitating and celebrating innovative research, scholarship, and creative activities. The Division strives to expand research and economic development, integrate research with instruction and public service, and foster cross-disciplinary collaboration. Core ValuesIn pursuing our vision and fulfilling our mission, the Division of Research and Innovation Partnerships values:

• Excellence
• Ethical and accountable conduct 
• Academic integrity and regulatory compliance
• A diverse and inclusive community of people, ideas, and research initiative