Research Administration and Sponsored Programs

RASP Vision & Mission

RASP Vision & Mission

Dear High Point University Community:

The Office of Research Administration and Sponsored Programs (RASP) is committed to growing research in a manner that reflects the goals of the University’s current strategic plan. Below is RASP’s articulation of that commitment.

Vision: To advocate for and affect the High Point University research endeavor, with a focus on growing Teacher-Scholars.

Mission: To facilitate the High Point University research enterprise and provide superior service for all research stakeholders including, faculty, staff, students, sponsors and community partners.

1. Foster a research enterprise that enhances the academic standing of the University.

  • Strategic Plan: Priority 2, Goal 2

2. Enhance faculty and student research opportunities.

  • Strategic Plan: Priority 3, Goal 4
  • Strategic Plan: Priority 1, Goal 2

3. Support University efforts to grow institutional research infrastructure and capacity.

  •  Strategic Plan: Priority 5, Goal 1

4. Coordinate administrative efforts with other University operational units.

  •  Strategic Plan: Priority 9, Goal 3

5. Cultivate important strategic partnerships.

  •  Strategic Plan: Priority 10, Goal 5

6. Ensure University compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

RASP encourages a dialogue regarding its efforts. As such, please contact me should you have questions or ideas for improvement. I look forward to working with you in this endeavor.


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Tim Linker
Director of Research Administration and Sponsored Programs

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