Presidential Research and Creative Achievement Award Committee/Faculty Research Funds Committee
The Faculty Research Fund Program assists faculty in establishing or maintaining high quality research programs and other creative achievements. The Vice President for Research provides funds for this program. Eligibility is limited to full-time faculty. This includes tenured, tenure-eligible, and soft-money faculty for whom research is an expected component of their appointment. The Faculty Research Funds Committee reviews nominations and submits its recommendation to the President via the Vice President for Research & Dean of the Graduate School.
The Committee also recommends the recipient of the Presidential Research & Creative Achievement Award. This award is made to a faculty member who has attained distinction in research or creative achievement.