About the OVPR
The Office of the Vice President for Research facilitates excellent research, scholarship, and creative activities for all and promotes an academic environment embracing curiosity, innovation, debate, diversity, ethics and integrity.
The Office supports responsible and safe conduct of research, faculty development and recognition, interdisciplinary collaborations, externally sponsored research, partnerships with industry and community and application of research for the benefit of society.
The Office of the Vice President for Research envisions a culture of creativity, discovery, innovation and collaboration, empowering Texas Tech University to become an elite national research university.
The Office of the Vice President for Research performs its duties with the highest level of ethics, integrity, efficiency, and transparency. The Office considers the integration of research and teaching as vital to student learning. The Office values open communication and input from all faculty, students, and staff while providing the best possible service to advance the research enterprise at Texas Tech University.