Strategy 2 Stories: Expanding Breakthrough Research and Creative Endeavors
2. Require continual research and creative achievement for reappointment, tenure and promotion as relevant to faculty members’ collective bargaining status and campus expectations.
The narratives below define and bring clarity to what each of the University Strategic Goals means to Academic Affairs. The narratives express our values and beliefs, and create a context to guide implementation efforts. To learn more about the specific strategies and tactics involved in achieving the expansion of breakthrough research and creative endeavors, please view our Academic Affairs Strategic Plan.
RASP is committed to helping faculty achieve their research goals. Research resources fall into three categories: researchers, industry and students. Research resources include help with finding funding, proposal assistance, and grant administration. RASP also assists with compliance and award management. Industry resources connect faculty with resources to help them to translate research into technologies, establishing university-industry consortia and partnerships and promoting Kent State faculty research successes through corporate research events, academic symposia and workshops. The student resources section provides opportunities for graduate and undergraduate researchers including assistantships, funding opportunities, and training.