• Support faculty engaged in research that addresses critical issues in creating a more just world.
  • Strengthen the research environment at Lewis University while promoting Lasallian research.
  • Promote interdisciplinary, interdepartmental, and inter-institutional collaborations in exploring global issues of interest to Lasallians.
  • Create opportunities for students to be actively engaged in the research process by promoting research that provides faculty-mentored learning experiences beyond the classroom.
  • Inspire a passion for life-long learning and inquisitiveness in students and faculty that can lead to societal transformation.