Increase the University’s research profile to strengthen our institutional curricula and ability to meet societal needs through the creation of new knowledge.
1: Develop and maximize the creative and scholarly performance of ISU faculty and students.
2: Promote research that advances the institutional mission, addresses evolving societal needs, and drives economic development.
3: Develop strategic public and private partnerships focused on advancing the institutional mission, programming needs, and the needs of surrounding public and private entities.
4: Develop and refine research products and services, and develop infrastructure to facilitate the patent process and to market the economic value of research activities.
5: Create and maintain research facilities and infrastructure that enhance program effectiveness.