Research Compliance

Research Administration Services (RAS) provides independent oversight of the University’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) research compliance programs, activities, and processes. RAS is dedicated to advance a culture of ethics, integrity and compliance with applicable laws, regulations and policies which govern institutions of higher education through awareness programs, monitoring, and responding to non-compliance.  Our commitment to compliance includes the development of general and specific training, policies, and appropriate oversight and monitoring to assist members of the FAS community in conducting research activities based upon the highest standards of integrity and excellence through teamwork and professionalism.  The University is committed to responsible research by ensuring regulatory compliance in key areas: