The primary commitment of the Office of the Associate Vice President for Research (AVPR) and Federal Relations is to support and promote the research and scholarship needs of the faculty and staff while promoting shared responsibility, compliance and scholarly integrity. Toward that end, the AVPR assists faculty members in their research endeavors, encourages interdisciplinary activities across campus and provides matching funds to support new programs and initiatives. In addition, this office provides administrative support for research activities through the Office of Sponsored Programs, the Office of Research Compliance and the Office of Electronic Research Administration. Six multidisciplinary centers and institutes also report to the AVPR.
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