To promote strategic and tactical academic initiatives that cross-cut the schools and colleges at the University of Miami; to unify and enhance the research mission on Coral Gables campus; and to provide oversight of university-wide faculty enhancement and diversity efforts.

  • Developing research administration practices, infrastructure, policies, and training in conjunction with the Vice Provost for Research
  • Policy development for inter-campus research, including space commitments, indirect cost recovery allocation, and research activity reporting
  • Deciding on matching fund commitments, indirect cost recovery waivers, facility planning, and policies and procedures for regulatory and training requirements
  • Facilitate initiatives, programs, and policies for faculty recruitment and advancement and ensure their uniformity
  • Develop strategies and central processes to enhance diversity of the faculty



M. Brian Blake, Ph.D.
Vice Provost for Academic Affairs


Maria Torres
Executive Assistant

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