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December 26, 2012

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

KU's Research Caliber: strengthen skills, technology, and retaining top performers

  • Nick Stevens will transition from the Office of Research and Graduate Studies to Shared Service Centers beginning January 7th. Kristi Billinger has been named the new Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Studies and will become the goal leader for research administration.

Pursue System Improvements: implement tools that increase faculty and administrative efficiency; collaborate with KUMC where feasible

  • The Institutional Review Board system discovery session was completed December 11-12. The Lawrence, Kansas City, and Wichita campuses will utilize this system. The target implementation date is May 1, 2013.

KUCR Efficiency: strengthen operations, processes, and overall effectiveness

  • The RGS website redesign will launch on December 27th utilizing the new KU template.


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