Guided by an ongoing strategic planning process, Grand Valley State University (GVSU) has positioned itself to achieve excellence at all levels and to become one of the nation's premiere comprehensive universities. Consistent with University principles, the Strategic Plan developed for the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) at GVSU is grounded in the principles of liberal education. The RCR Strategic Plan offers a framework that will enhanve research and scholarly activities and provide GVSU with a guide to meet federal mandates and achieve, sustain and enhance a best practice research environment.
The RCR Strategic Plan articulates a vision for GVSU as a Carnegic classification "Masters Large" public institution that promotes research and scholarship that enhances teaching. The RCR Strategic Plan also contains statements of mission and values that guide GVSU's culture, attitudes, and behavior at all levels, i.e. administrative, faculty, staff, and student. Finally, the Plan includes goals and specific objectives so that progress and effectiveness can be measured and reported to all stakeholders.
Download GVSU's full RCR Strategic Plan (pdf 285KB)