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Research Systems &

Decision Support - RASD

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Research Systems & Decision Support (RASD) is an IT group within the Office of the Vice President for Research. The goal of this group is to integrate seamlessly all office internal systems with university-wide systems. The specific areas that will be found within RASD are as follows:

  • Database & Server Administration
  • Data Analysis & Reporting
  • Project Analysis & Systems Support
  • Website Design/Development
  • Application Development/Programming

RASD supports five primary Stakeholder groups directly:

  • Office of the Vice President for Research
  • Office of the Vice Provost for Research
  • Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research
  • Office of Research Administration
  • Office of Research Compliance

Information on the RASD team can be obtained by contacting Lora O'Connor, Executive Director at