UND Vice President for Research & Economic Development
264 Centennial Dr., Stop 8367
Grand Forks, ND 58202-8367
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Welcome to research administration at the University of North Dakota, a Carnegie Doctoral Research Institution. The Division of Research is centered in five offices; namely, The Office of the Vice President for Research, Grants and Contracts Administration, Research Development and Compliance, Intellectual Property Commercialization and Economic Development, and ND EPSCoR.
Research activity is centered in the Colleges and Schools, which include the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business & Public Administration, College of Education & Human Development, College of Nursing, Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences, School of Engineering & Mines, the School of Law, and the School of Medicine & Health Sciences. The University operates a number of research units, which among others include the Energy and Environmental Research Center, Center for Rural Health, Center for Innovation, Upper Midwest Aerospace Consortium, Bureau of Governmental Affairs, Bureau of Educational Services and Applied Research, and the Social Science Research Institute. The University works closely with the Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the North Dakota Geological Survey. UND faculty also represent one of the largest groups of working artists between Minneapolis and the West Coast.
In FY08, a total of $98.69 million was received in sponsored program awards, and sponsored program expenditures totaled $91.32 million.