The Council for Discovery and Research is charged with the responsibility of:
Assessing the needs and the strengths of faculty in research and scholarship areas;
Providing guidelines that promote research and scholarship;
Establishing procedures that can effectively organize and systematize the work of the Office of Graduate and Continuing Studies
Sharing their own expertise and interest in order to mentor and support faculty who wish to use their knowledge;
Planning incentives for research and scholarly proposal development
Encouraging publication and presentation of research and scholarly work; and
Coordinating and monitoring scholarly publications of the University.