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Research Development

About the Office of Research Development

The Office of Research Development (ORD) enhances extramural funding by working with our outstanding faculty and staff. ORD also assists in identifying and announcing funding opportunities, particularly high-dollar, high-profile, multidisciplinary and multi-institutional opportunities; developing and organizing research teams and facilitating proposal development; and reviewing and editing proposals.

To contact ORD, email

To view the ORD website, click here.

Dr. Mary Ann Ottinger

Dr. Mary Ann Ottinger
Associate Vice Chancellor for Research and
Associate Vice President for Research

Dr. Courtney Donica Zachary Bohannan

Dr. Courtney Donica Hunt
Research Liaison Officer

Zachary Bohannan
Research Liaison Officer