Research Expenditures from Extramural Grants

$7,840,948
$7,801,568
$9,312,233
$8,136,301
$9,312,233
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016

Fiscal year

Research Expenditures from Extramural Grants by FTE

$294,883
$310,572
$362,852
$346,831
$388,009
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
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Definition:

FTE is full-time faculty equivalent. This metric is measured by the percentage of faculty salaries which are paid by research funds. Percentages have been rounded.

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Related Objectives:

Objective 2.
Obtain additional support, dedicate additional funds to important specific needs.

Action: Develop and provide incentives for scientists to obtain extramural support.

  1. Create a process to provide seed money to faculty for research projects that could attract extramural funding once preliminary data are obtained.

Action: Promote, fund, and report the development of patents, copyrights, licensing agreements, fees, endowments, cooperative agreements, memoranda of understandings/agreements, and other means to generate revenues and other support for research.

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Related Objectives:

Objective 3.
Achieve undergraduate and graduate student enrollments consistent with college and MSU goals, fiscal resources, and societal needs for professionals in forestry; forest products; and wildlife, fisheries, and aquaculture.

Action: Provide 3 or more Ph.D. fellowships per CFR department per year.

  1. Fellowships will be advertised nationally by departments and awarded on a competitive basis among applicants.
  2. Fellowship monetary awards will be used as leverage to attract extramural support.

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Related Objectives:

Objective 5.
Continuously improve the effectiveness, relevance, and quality of programs.

Action: Increase research-related cooperation with stakeholders (e.g., federal and state agencies, other universities, the private sector, etc.).

  1. Identify stakeholder opportunities.
  2. Seek support to attract visiting scientists to engage in collaborative research.
  3. Encourage adjunct and other affiliated scientists to engage in collaborative research.

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Related Objectives:

Objective 6.
Increase the visibility of the research, teaching, and extension programs.

Action: Continue to communicate FWRC accomplishments and benefits internally and externally.

  1. Report accomplishments and benefits of research projects.
  2. Develop synthesis of accomplishments and benefits at department and Center levels.

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Related Objectives:

Objective 7.
Develop and maintain operating procedures, administrative structure and processes that promote excellence.

Action: Communicate and facilitate research and continuing education efforts across disciplines, departments, colleges, universities, and research centers/institutes.

  1. Associate Director shall communicate to scientists planned and ongoing research. Opportunities for future collaborative research also shall be communicated.
  2. Initiate and require a center-wide assembly for all FWRC scientists, research staff, and graduate students. Explore the purpose, priorities, and inter-relationships of the three departments with regards to research.
  3. Encourage interdepartmental research and provide incentives for enablement.