University of New Mexico Vice President for Research Dr. Ellen Fisher will give a presentation and answer questions about the State of UNM Research at a Town Hall on Tuesday, March 1 from 3–4:30 p.m. The Town Hall will be presented in person at ECON 1002 and virtually over Zoom.

President Garnett Stokes and Provost James Holloway will be in attendance for welcoming remarks, followed by Fisher’s presentation on the accomplishments of the last year and her vision for the future of UNM Research. Fisher’s new research strategic plan will support the president's UNM2040 initiative and engage researchers across disciplines, linking academic innovation to industry partners.

During her presentation, Fisher will also speak on UNM’s research strengths and creative excellence, the efforts made to engage the UNM research community through transparent communication, and the OVPR’s collective support of researchers, students, administrators, and postdocs for proposal, award, equipment and research needs.

The OVPR encourages anyone planning to attend to submit questions for Fisher; her brief presentation will be followed by a town hall nstyle Q & A moderated by Associate Vice President for Research Mary Jo Daniel. You may submit your questions here.

All attendees, in person or virtually, should RSVP at OVPR Town Hall