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As the nation's first operational land-grant university, K-State is dedicated to research that will better our community, state and world. It's why we exist. Learn more about the intellectual passions of our students, faculty and staff.

A decade of research

Looking back at 10 years of K-State milestones


David Rosowsky David Rosowsky

David Rosowsky joined Kansas State University as vice president for research in July 2021. As VPR, Rosowsky serves as the university’s chief research officer, providing leadership and expertise in fostering a campus environment that promotes collaborative, interdisciplinary efforts and produces high-quality research and scholarly work. Rosowsky encourages and facilitates the integration and enhancement of research, scholarly and creative activities across the university’s colleges and multiple research centers and leads universitywide strategic research growth activities. Additionally, Rosowsky serves as chair of the board of directors for K-State Innovation Partners, K-State’s hub of corporate engagement, technology commercialization and economic development.

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Our values, which we commit every day to living to the best of our individual and collective abilities.