Division of Research & Economic Development

Welcome from the Vice President

The Office of the Vice President for the Division of Research and Economic Development (DRED) supports and guides MSU faculty in their research efforts. It has primary responsibility for research policy, oversight of the administration and management of grants and contracts to support faculty research activity, and oversight of responsible conduct of research education and compliance.  OVPR&ED works with the deans and department chairs to develop and support institutional and cross-disciplinary research initiatives.

Victor R. McCrary, Ph.D.
Vice President for Research & Economic Development