Research Administration

The Division of Research and Economic Development (DORED) is the administrative unit that manages N.C. A&T’s research enterprise. It is directed by Dr. Barry L. Burks, Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development.

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DORED Welcomes New Director of Risk & Program Management

Please join us in welcoming our new Director of Risk and Program Management, Tim Linker! Tim comes to us from High Point University where he was the Director of Research Administration and Sponsored Programs. His undergraduate degree (political science) is from UNC Charlotte, with his two master’s degrees (international studies and organizational communications) being conferred from NC State University. His role here in DORED is a new one; he will be facilitating federal contracting, managing sub-recipients and working to establish service centers. Tim’s email address is, and his newly-created office is in the former Work Room (copy room) on the fourth floor flanking the receptionist desk. Please stop by and say hello!

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