The University Research Council (URC) advises the Vice Provost for Research and the Provost about issues that affect the research success of our students, faculty, and staff. The VPR appoints faculty members for a three-year term.
- Assess current research strengths and weaknesses, and identify new and emergingresearch areas and best practices.
- Increase the impact and visibility of research within and beyond BC.
- Facilitate research collaborations across the different departments and units of theUniversity.
Thomas C. Chiles
Vice Provost for Research and Academic Planning
Laura J. Steinberg
Seidner Executive Director of Schiller Institute
Chemistry Department, MCAS
English Department, Director, ILA
Senior Associate Dean, CSOM
Economics Department, MCAS
Chair Engineering Department, MCAS
Associate Dean for Research, CSON
Associate Dean for Research, SSW
Associate Dean for Research, LSOEHD
Exec. Director, Research Administration
Director, Sponsored Programs
Director, Research Protections, Education, & Postdoctoral Affairs