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About the Research Institute

The Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) Research Institute is a separate, private, nonprofit corporation affiliated with Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

The Research Institute is incorporated under the Pennsylvania Nonprofit Corporation Law of 1988 and is organized for exclusively charitable, scientific, and educational purposes within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service Code of 1986.

The university is authorized under Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Board of Governors Policy 1985-04-A to affiliate with the Research Institute in order to advance its research and educational objectives, particularly in the area of externally funded programs and projects. In accordance with the Affiliation Agreement between IUP and the Research Institute, the institute has the authority to enter into agreements with external sponsors on behalf of and in collaboration with the university. The institute serves as the fiscal and administrative agent for sponsored research and other externally funded projects conducted by the faculty and staff of IUP.

The mission of the Research Institute is to advance the research agenda and educational objectives of Indiana University of Pennsylvania by encouraging, promoting, conducting, administering, and supporting research in the natural sciences, mathematics, humanities, social sciences, education, health and human services, business, information technology, and other academic disciplines.

The Research Institute is governed by a board of directors which is responsible for upholding the institute's articles of incorporation, by-laws, and the principles set forth in an Affiliation Agreement with the university. The board is composed of the university president, appointed university representatives, and local community and business leaders.

  • IUP Research Institute
  • 1179 Grant Street, Suite 1
    Indiana, PA 15701
  • Phone: 724-357-2223
  • Fax: 724-357-7697
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.