Sustaining Program Development

Insight Overview

Navigating budget constraints, staffing allocations, assessment, and various other aspects is crucial for launching a successful undergraduate research program. However, challenges lie in ensuring the program’s long-term sustainability and continued growth. CUR has compiled resources to provide valuable insights into sustaining program development. These resources are designed to help you safeguard the continuity of your program, ensuring that the principles and ideas upon which it was founded continue to thrive and succeed in the years to come.

Upcoming Events
Featured Event:
ConnectUR – Online
June 20-21, 2024
The ConnectUR conference will provide a forum where attendees can draw on knowledge exchange, scholarship of teaching and learning, group discussion, and community building to expand their approaches to undergraduate research.
Apr 17
An International Discussion on Undergraduate Research – Online Gathering
April 17, 2024
This online gathering hosted by CUR’s At-Large division will bring together colleagues from the USA, Canada, and beyond the pond for an international discussion of undergraduate research. Following presentations from an international panel, discussions in breakout rooms will focus on individual aspects of undergraduate research, and then open forum conversation for knowledge exchange and to answer questions.
Jun 24
Partnering to Build and Sustain Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creative Inquiry at Your Institution Workshop
June 24, 2024
Join this Connect UR Pre-Conference Workshop facilitated by CUR Members from a diverse group of institutions to discuss effective partnerships, learn about the partnerships they have developed and how these have evolved, share your successes and challenges, and leave with a plan to move forward.
Oct 18
Practical Tools for Sustaining Transformative Racial Equity in Undergraduate Research Programs
October 18, 2023
Participants will learn to center equitable pedagogical practices in undergraduate research mentoring and lead campus efforts toward anti-oppression, antiracism, and social justice in undergraduate research administration.