Vice President for Research and Sponsored Programs


Douglas Delahanty, Associate Dean, Research and Sponsored Programs

Douglas L. Delahanty, Ph.D

Vice President for Research and Sponsored Programs
Division of Research and Sponsored Programs


  • Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Job Description

Vice President for Research and Sponsored Programs Delahanty is responsible for expanding the university’s breakthrough research and creative endeavors, as well as enhancing economic development and quality of life locally and globally through the commercialization of discoveries. The offices within Research and Sponsored Programs (RASP) assist faculty and staff in securing extramural funding to support their research and their instructional and public service projects. The focus is on increasing the quantity and enhancing the quality of scholarly endeavors across the university, and in establishing both private and public partnerships that elevate the research mission of the university. Vice President Delahanty oversees the Office of Sponsored Programs, the Office of Research Compliance, the Office of Technology Commercialization and Research Finance, the Office of Student Research, the Office of Research Faculty Development and the Office of Research Strategic Initiatives.

Direct Reports

  • Assistant Vice President, Research Administration, Michael A. Kavulic, Ph.D.

  • Director, Research Compliance, Kevin McCreary

  • Director, Sponsored Programs, Lori A. Burchard

  • Director, Student Research, Ann Gosky

Contact, 330-672-2395

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