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The Office of the Associate Dean for Faculty Research in the College of Education (COE) provides resources to support faculty research, training, and outreach/engagement activities. To support COE research, this office promotes:

  • COE faculty research excellence and innovation.
  • A climate for research production, dissemination, utilization, and impact.
  • A collegial environment for research and collaboration.
  • The impact of the COE faculty's research, teaching, and service within the University of Utah and higher education and professional community.
  • Participation of faculty in national, local, and global venues to enhance the prominence of faculty research.
  • Partnerships that maximize the opportunities to do and utilize research.

The Office of Faculty Research and Support enhances research opportunities for tenure- and career-line faculty. Our office provides support to:

  • Seek funding opportunities for research and training consistent with faculty, department and College priorities.
  • Ensure communication and compliance with University of Utah grants and contracts.
  • Coordinate research and training proposals submission process with the Office of Sponsored Projects.
  • Develop proposals, including assistance structuring proposals and developing budgets.
  • Approve proposals, including budgets, for submission to intramural and extramural funders.
  • Support Principal Investigators and COE Departments to meet the fiscal requirements of funding agencies/organizations, including compliance with University and funding agency policies.

Funding Opportunity Spotlight

The Vice President for Research and Development Office is seeking proposal concepts for the W. M. Keck Foundation.
Find out More>>

W.M. Keck Concept Paper

Keck Science & Engineering Concept Paper

Keck Undergraduate Education Concept Paper

 OFRS Contacts

Andrea K. Rorrer, Ph.D.
Associate Dean
(801) 581-4207

Doug Ringle
Grants & Contracts Manager

Wendy Speers
Grants & Contracts Accountant
SAEC 1226

Jill Lamping
Development Director
SAEC 3202

Last Updated: 6/21/18