Strategic Direction 1 – Objective 1

Key Priority 3, SD 1

Strategic Direction 1: Develop and implement strategies to increase funding for research.

Grant Proposal Submissions

By September 2017, significantly increase the number of grant proposal submissions by 15%, and re-evaluate every two years.

Accountable: division heads, associate dean for research & graduate studies.




Student at computer in lab.

Student in Pharmaceutics lab.



  1. Numbers of grant submissions, funded proposals, and overall extramural funding increase compared to the previous evaluation cycle.
  2. Different types of funding mechanisms are utilized beyond traditional sources (e.g., industry contracts, foundation gifts, limited submission opportunities, instrumentation grants, other alternative funding sources).