Create Distinctive Programs and Invigorate Faculty




  • Expand research and faculty scholarly activity
  • Support faculty collaboration and development
  • Evaluate structure where appropriate to promote cross-disciplinary and integrated programs and scholarship
  • Improve graduate recruitment, incoming student quality, enrollment and degrees conferred
  • Provide undergraduate research opportunities


Team Members
Mark Stephens *
Holly Stretz *
Melissa Geist
Dennis George
Brian Materi (student)
Sally Pardue
Jon Shriner
* Co-Leaders


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