Mission and Vision


Our vision is to have an inclusive scholarly and socially connected research education that is ambitious with relevant and practical applications to the State of Texas, the Nation and the global society.


The Office for Research and Graduate Studies is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and service. We accomplish this in the area of:

Research by:
Providing proactive executive leadership for the identification and acquisition of resources (human, financial, technical and scientific) and the comprehensive administrative oversight for research activities. Identifying and guiding prioritization of research, sponsored program and research development activities that supports the teaching/learning, research/discovery, and service/engagement components of the University. Maintaining a creative and entrepreneurial culture throughout the University.

Graduate Studies by:
Providing administrative leadership for graduate studies through joint supervision of graduate program planning, delivery, and evaluation within a rigorous, intellectually challenging, and stimulating environment. Providing the infrastructure for advanced education through the master’s degree in multiple disciplinary fields within an academic unit and through the doctoral level in selected critical fields of study.

Office Contact:
Wilhelmina Fitzgerald Delco Building, Suite 120
Phone: 936-261-3518
Fax: 936-261-3529
E-Mail: ResAdmin@pvamu.edu