The provost's office oversees university-wide academic planning: establishing priorities and strategies, setting policies and standards, and ensuring that resources are aligned to support the teaching and learning objectives of our faculty and students.

Under this umbrella of responsibilities the office is responsible for overseeing and managing the research projects of the university. The office ensures that faculty members are properly equipped to accurately administer any and all required paperwork, serves as a liaison between the faculty and finance office to ensure that the finances are in order, and generally oversees all research projects to ensure that they are being properly conducted.



Recognizing the important role of research within the New School community and its influence beyond campus, the university is committed to supporting faculty, staff, and students in their research, creative and professional practice.

ORS provides service to facilitate the advancement of The New School's social research and sponsored activities, while ensuring the integrity of the institution's research enterprise through proper stewardship of extramural funding.

ORS strives to provide the highest quality of support to faculty, staff, and research administrators.  ORS serves as a collaborative partner with faculty to enable faculty spending and facilitate research award management activities. ORS Research Services Coordinators will link faculty with various external entities (i.e. federal sponsors, industry sponsors, foundation sponsors, consortia/sub-recipients, pass-through entities, etc.), as well as various internal entities (i.e. Grant Accounting, Finance, Development, Corporate Partnerships and Industry Engagement, etc.)