Definition of Research - Department of Art and Design

Faculty participates in applied and theoretical research and scholarship though activities which lead to the application or utilization of knowledge and invention, and to creative activities which produce new works of literature, music, the fine arts and design.  The results of scholarly, creative or applied research may be shared by performance, exhibitions, oral presentations, publications, or applications of innovations on or off campus.  Research and scholarship play a vital role in faculty, program and course development contributing to both individual professional fulfillment and teaching excellence. (Submitted: 2005-2006)