Research & Sponsored Programs

Innovation, Artistry, Discovery

The University of South Dakota is a vibrant setting of innovation, artistry and discovery, with research and creative activity opportunities in all disciplines at USD. In addition to individual research projects, the university hosts multi-disciplinary competitive research centers that foster academic excellence and spur economic growth.

Research Administration:

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs has overall responsibility for the University's research function, assisting faculty and researchers, establishing and administering policies governing the conduct of research, and overseeing the management of research programs. We assist investigators seeking external funding, partner with government and commercial partners to grow USD's research enterprise, and assist in bringing the benefits of research discoveries to the public and private sectors.

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs included the office of the Vice President for Research, Compliance, Sponsored Programs, and Economic Development. See the structure for the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs.