The Assistant Vice Provost for Quality Enhancement of Undergraduate Education fulfills the role of Director for the Center for Research and Scholarship (CRS) and is ultimately responsible both for administering the QEP and for leading the University-wide strategic growth and enhancement of research activities for undergraduate education. In collaboration with the Provost and the Vice Provost for Graduate Education, this position coordinates with various University units to enhance the University’s research infrastructure, including the acquisition of research funding; research outreach; the planning and development of research space; and formulation, development, and implementation of research policies. Additionally, the Assistant Vice Provost will monitor QEP progress as well as coordinating with the Academic Deans, Program Directors, and support offices to assess and improve QEP initiatives and services on an as-needed basis. This position, with support from the CRS Associate Director, supervises all positions situated within CRS. Additionally, this position serves as an ex-officio member of the Graduate Faculty Senate and the Undergraduate Faculty Senate.