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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 Opportunities 

University of Utah Funding Stream Monthly

Here you will find information on open Requests for Proposals: Limited Submission Opportunities. Please contact Doug Ringle and the Associate Dean for Research,  Andrea Rorrer with an indication of your interest and plans to apply, or if you have any questions.  

March 2023 UofU Funding Stream Monthly

University of Utah Fund Finder

Here you will find information on upcoming Requests for Proposals. Please contact Doug Ringle and the Associate Dean for Research, Andrea Rorrer with an indication of your interest and plans to apply, or with any questions.

February 2023 Fund Finder 

 OFRS Contacts

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

Doug Ringle
Grants & Contracts Manager
SAEC 1230


Last Updated: 3/2/23