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Office of Research Innovation Collaboration ORIC

The Office of Research, Innovation and Collaboration (ORIC)

Welcome from the Associate Provost for Research, Tasha R. Inniss, Ph.D.

Spelman Associate Provost Tasha Innis The Office of Research, Innovation, and Collaboration (ORIC) has been designed to promote a robust research environment and ethical scholarly engagement with a focus on supporting the entire Spelman community and its scholars. ORIC facilitates innovative, interdisciplinary collaborations and strives to increase the visibility of scholarly excellence across all disciplines.

There are five units housed within ORIC: Research Development & Sponsored Programs; Evaluation, Monitoring & Data; Undergraduate Research & Training Programs; ORIC Manager Mission, and Environmental Health & Safety Compliance. Together these units comprise an enhanced infrastructure that promotes research integrity, advocates engagement in scholarly pursuits, and communicates best practices to the entire Spelman community.

ORIC Vision

Empower the Spelman Community to Achieve and Share Scholarly Excellence.

Core Values

Advocacy, Communication, Excellence, Inclusiveness, Resourcefulness

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Alisa Butler - ORIC Operations Manager
Alisa Butler
Operations Manager


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Mary Moore
Program Coordinator for Associate Provost of Research


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