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The Office of Research exists to support a culture of Christian-based intellectual curiosity and scholarly activity on the Lipscomb campus.
We encourage and support scholarship by promoting access to research funding through competitive grants designed to help faculty members launch research projects. We aim to help both faculty and staff in obtaining external funding through activities such as subscribing to grant databases and providing technical help with grant applications.
An atmosphere of scholarship will foster a culture of intellectual curiosity and creativity and will help attract and retain top-quality faculty and students resulting in the enhancement of the quality of education offered at Lipscomb University.
The purpose of the University Research Council (URC) is to serve as an advisory body to Academic Research on matters pertaining to the advancement of scholarship through the development of research and creative activities at Lipscomb University. To this end, the council is responsible for recommending to the Provost the policies and procedures which will enhance the ability of the university to realize its potential for distinction in research, creative, and scholarly activities.
Representatives from colleges and institutes comprise the membership of the URC. Members are appointed by the Provost for a period of 2 or 3 years. The URC is not a policy making body, but rather a council established to develop policy recommendations to be passed on to the Provost. The URC encourages all faculty to apply for external research funding to cultivate the preliminary data and/or publications necessary to support such proposals.
The URC supports: