Promoting Well-Being, Finding Cures
KU possesses strengths in research that spans pharmaceutical science and neurological studies, age-related health needs, speech and language, cancer therapies, and more. KU is well positioned to build upon these strengths and to increase the visibility and influence of the university while at the same time making a real difference in the lives of Kansans and people everywhere.
- Develop functional interdisciplinary teams focused on health and well-being composed of current and new faculty, particularly new faculty affiliated with interdisciplinary centers and units.
- Focus on supporting economic and entrepreneurial endeavors and broadening sources of multidisciplinary research funding.
- Develop infrastructure to facilitate interdisciplinary collaboration, including new tools for communication across traditional academic boundaries.