Strategic Direction 3 – Objective 2

Key Priority 3, SD 3

Strategic Direction 3: Develop and implement strategies to facilitate research and increase rewards and efficiencies.

Faculty Scholarship

By January 2016, initiate a discussion regarding “faculty culture”, including a) the meaning of “scholarship” in its broadest sense and how it should be rewarded, b) methods to recognize and appreciate all types of research (e.g., basic, discovery and application, translational, clinical, educational) within the college, and c) possible committee reorganization and prioritization to better preserve faculty time for research

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




  1. A formalized plan for preserving faculty time for research is implemented and undergoes periodic assessment.