Cory L. Blackwell serves as Program Manager for the Office of Research Services. In
his role as a Proposal Services Team member, he works with faculty/staff/students
to develop budgets for their proposals, check proposals for completeness and prepare
them for submission to different agencies. He obtains additional approvals, as necessary,
from the Chancellor and the TTU Board of Regents. He also assists with preparation
of reports and training.
Cory received his undergraduate degree in geography from Texas Tech University in
2000 and he received his MBA from Texas Tech in 2010. Prior to joining ORS in October
2012, he spent eight years working as an Interpretive Specialist for the Texas Parks
& Wildlife Department and the ten years prior to that working at a hands-on science
and technology museum. Cory enjoys reading, billiards, kite flying and spending time
with his wife and two kids.