Research and Proposal Development Tools

Proposal Development

Boilerplates about WMU Capacity

Most external funding proposals include a section that describes the university's capacity to implement the proposal project

Follow the links below to open a text document that describes the unit's capacity for research and/or creative activity. You have permission to copy, paste, and edit this information in your proposal document.

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Anthropology
  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Communication (School of)
  • Comparative Religion
  • Economics
  • English
  • Foreign Languages
  • Geography
  • Geosciences
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Public Affairs and Administration (School of)
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Statistics


  • Africana Studies Program
  • Cistercian Studies (Institute for)
  • Criminal Justice Program
  • Environmental Institute
  • Environmental Studies Program
  • Gender and Women's Studies
  • International Studies Program
  • Kercher Center for Social Research
  • Medieval Institute
  • Science Education (Mallinson Institute for)

College of Aviation

Haworth College of Business

College of Education and Human Development

  • Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology
  • Educational Leadership, Research and Technology
  • Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Health, Physical Education and Recreation
  • Special Education and Literacy Studies
  • Teaching, Learning and Educational Studies

College of Engineering and Applied Sciences

  • Civil and Construction Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Industrial Design
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering
  • Paper Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Imaging

College of Fine Arts

  • Art (Gwen Frostic School of)
  • Dance
  • Music (School of)
  • Theatre

College of Health and Human Services

The Graduate College

Lee Honors College

Office of the Vice President for Research

University Libraries

Extended University Programs

  • Battle Creek/Lansing Regional Sites
  • Business Operations
  • Grand Rapids Regional Site
  • Lifelong Learning and Education
  • Muskegon Regional Site
  • Online Education
  • Southwest Regional Site
  • Traverse City Regional Site
  • Marketing and Communications

Other Administrative Academic Affairs Units

  • Academic Collective Bargaining and Contract Administration
  • Academic Success Programs (Center for)
  • Admissions
  • Assessment and Undergraduate Studies
  • Bronco Express Services Team (BEST)
  • Career English Language Center for International Students (CELCIS)
  • Disability Services (Center for)
  • Enrollment Management
  • First-Year Experience Programs
  • Global Education (Diether H. Haenicke Institute for)
  • Institutional Effectiveness
  • Race and Ethnic Relations (Lewis Walker Institute for)
  • Registrar
  • Student Academic and Institutional Research
  • Student Financial Aid and Scholarships
  • Unified Clinics
  • WMUK
Office of the Vice President for Research
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