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The Division of Research, Economic Development and Engagement is a service organization focused on advancing impactful research across the university, growing the economy throughout our region and engaging with partners around the globe to support this mission.


  • Farwell, Mary   Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Director, Undergraduate Research  
  • Golden, Jay   Vice Chancellor  
  • Morris, J. Ted   Associate Vice Chancellor, Regional Economic Development and Millennial Campus  
  • Paynter , Sharon R.   Assistant Vice Chancellor for Community Engagement and Research  
  • Van Scott, Michael   Senior Associate Vice Chancellor  
  • Verbanac, Kathryn   Assistant Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences and Director of Postdoctoral Affairs