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In Support of Illinois Research Excellence

The Campus Research Board supports full-time tenured/tenure-track faculty members' research projects and creative activities.  The Campus Research Board is above all committed to fostering and supporting excellence in research, scholarship, and creative activities.

The Campus Research Board supports faculty research needs through five distinct programs:

  • Research Support Awards
  • Performing Arts & Design Program
  • Humanities Teaching Release Time Program
  • Funding Initiative for Multiracial Democracy
  • Scholars’ Travel Fund

Please note that Campus Research Board funds are not intended to be a source of continuing support for research activities or research facilities.