Welcome from the Vice President - ISU Office of the Vice President for Research

Welcome from the Vice President

The Office of the Vice President for Research serves the research community at Iowa State University by providing essential services such as faculty development, training and mentorship; grant proposal and award support; and research compliance support.

We facilitate new cross-college and inter-institutional research opportunities and research initiatives in exciting areas of discovery.

We are also here to promote the value and potential of ISU’s research to our community, funders, stakeholders and the greater public.

The Iowa State University research enterprise includes nearly 100 centers and institutes, world-class facilities, and award-winning researchers and scholars.

Our aim is to provide efficient and effective systems and processes that help our researchers achieve their best work and realize their greatest achievements.

We also strive to collaborate with partners who can help our research discoveries reach their greatest impact and potential.

Join us in our quest to make a difference through life-changing research at Iowa State University. We are here to help!


Sarah M. Nusser
Vice President for Research

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