Stetson University

Institution Name: Stetson University

City, State:  DeLand, Florida



 Title/Description of Office/University: Office of Grants, Sponsored Research, and Strategic Initiatives

 The primary role of the Office of Grants, Sponsored Research, and Strategic Initiatives is to support the university's faculty and student research, scholarships, and strategic projects (e.g., campus-wide initiatives). The office assists faculty, students, and staff in their efforts to seek extramural funding and in managing sponsored program funding. We research and identify funding opportunities including government, private foundations, and corporate entities. We serve as the proposal manager, integrator, editor, and also assist/advise with budget development and justification. In addition, we assist with post-award procedures and reporting. Our goal is to develop a university culture that encourages, supports and advances grant seeking and success.

 Annual Sponsored Funding Awards and/or Annual Research Expenditures:  $1.8M Sponsored Awards (FY16)

 What are your institution’s areas of strength or initiatives for future growth/collaboration?

  • Water and Sustainability Research and Policy Development
  • Climate Change/Sea Level Rise
  • Biodiversity Law and Policy
  • Education Reform Initiatives (K-12)
  • Improving Educational Outcomes of Marginalized Children
  • Leadership (Business and Education)
  • Family Enterprise/Businesses
  • Entrepreneurship (Arts Entrepreneurship & Law Entrepreneurship)
  • Social Justice Policies and Activities (Education of Incarcerated Populations)
  • Less Commonly Taught Languages Consortium(s)
  • Public Health
  • Veterans Policy/Advocacy/Affairs
  • Trial Advocacy and Legal Writing Education
  • Forensic Science Law
  • Business Intelligence and Data Analytics (Business, Marketing, Health, Big Data)
  • Public History & Historic Preservation
  • Finance – Roland George Investments Program
  • STEM pedagogy
  • Undergraduate research
  • Digital Arts
  • Elder Law
  • Library Innovation
  • Cancer Research
  • Global Development
  • Biostatistics
  • Environmental Science
  • Hand Art Center (expanding exhibitions, infrastructure development & policies toward AAM accreditation)
  • Faculty Development
  • Legal Communication
  • Public Interest