Tuskegee University
Office of Research and Graduate Studies

Mission, Goals and Outcomes




  • to promote scholarship among faculty and students and enhance Tuskegee University’s capability and funding for research and other sponsored programs that benefit mankind.
  • to oversee preparation of the next generation of scholars with skills needed for expanding scientific knowledge and facilitate work globally in their chosen fields.

 President's Five Key Priorities 


  1. Creating a Student Centered Culture
  2. Fully Inaugurating 21st Century Higher Education
  3. Administering Efficient Resource Management
  4. Obtaining a Marked and Increased Enrollment
  5. Fostering a Culture of Advancement and Development



  • Increase the number of proposals submitted and the annual funds received for support of research and other sponsored programs by 10%, each year, ( key priority #5).
  • Maintain 100% compliance with state and federal regulations in conducting research and other sponsored programs, (key priorities #2 and #5).
  • Increase the number of patent applications submitted to the United States Patent Office to five (5), each year, (key priority #2).
  • Increase the number of graduate students enrolled at TU by 10%, each year (4).
  • Enhance the quality of Masters theses and Ph.D. Dissertations (2). 



  • Number of courses developed based on research findings, (key priority #2).
  • Number of proposals submitted to funding agencies, (key priority #5).
  • Amount of funding received from federal agencies, (key priority #5).
  • Amount of funding received from industry and private foundations, (key priority #5).
  • Number of advanced degrees (M.S. and Ph.D.) produced, (key priority #2).
  • Number of Publications produced, (key priority #2).
  • Number of patent applications completed, (key priority #2).