Scholarship, Creativity and Research Strategic Plan Implementation: May 2014 Update

Scholarship, Creativity & Research

CIAS Strategic Plan Implementation Committee

May, 2014 Update

Discussions in April and May meetings centered on the following key categories:

 I. Grant Writing Support

 II. Specifically student-focused initiatives

 III. Communication / optimization of existing and established activities

 IV. Other germane areas

I. Grant Writing Support:

It is believed that the Institute-wide grant writing support is focused more on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) and less on the humanities. As such, CIAS should take a leadership role in proactively promoting and supporting grant writing in the humanities area. Specific action items here include: read more

SCR Strategic Plan Implementation 11/13 Notes Update

The Scholarship, Creativity and Research Strategic Dimension from the CIAS Strategic Plan is reproduced below, followed by ideas and actions from the initial meetings of the Committee


Scholarship, creativity and research are pivotal components for faculty, students and staff in our College. CIAS’s strategic plan looks to the following goals as defined in RIT’s Strategic Plan:

  • Achieve 100% student participation in innovation, creativity, and scholarship activities
  • Increase sponsored research awards
  • Achieve 100% faculty participation in research

Goal 1 Support

All CIAS faculty will have support in their development, implementation and dissemination of scholarship, creativity and research. read more