Enhance research, scholarship, entrepreneurship, innovation, and creative activities that promote sustainable economic prosperity, health and safety, ethical conduct, and responsible use of resources.
Grow research, scholarship, and creativity.
- Increase external support for research, scholarly, and creative activities, including leadership of interdisciplinary multi-institutional collaborations.
- Promote, recognize, and reward scholarly excellence and accomplishment.
- Encourage and support entrepreneurial and interdisciplinary activities.
- Promote sharing and growth of research facilities, services, and infrastructure.
Economic and Social Development
Promote innovation and development for economic and social progress.
- Advance interdisciplinary research to address problems of social significance.
- Create a culture of responsible innovation and entrepreneurship.
- Support workforce development and social engagement through collaborative outreach and technology transfer.
- Encourage and support technology commercialization and start-up businesses.
- Expand international and cross-cultural engagement with universities, industries, non-governmental organizations, and governments.
- Foster social development and economic growth of our state and the local community.