2005 Projects

VCU Center for Research Excellence

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This project proposed creation of a Center for Research Excellence that would focus on fostering excellence in research and scholarly activity for all faculty and aspiring faculty at VCU. Research excellence is important to maintaining VCU’s Carnegie Research Extensive rating and as described in VCU 2020 goal to “assuring continued international recognition in research, scholarship, and creative expression”.


Jennifer Burruss, Department of Assurance Services
Sofia Hiort-Wright, University College
Ashok Iyer, VCU Engineering
Larry Little, Support Service Administration
Paula Otto, Virginia Lottery
Daphne Rankin, Office of the Vice Provost for Instruction
Susanna Wu-Pong, School of Pharmacy


Paul Timmreck, Finance and Administration