Connecting the people, resources, tools and ideas of UM System research and creative activities for the purpose of research development, communication, engagement and professional development to benefit the people of Missouri, the nation, and the world.

Get to know the staff of The Connector!  Let us help you form community and research partnerships.  We will help you identify ways that public engagement plans and relationships can work for and with your research agenda!


Susan Renoe, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research, Extension & Engagement
Sara Vassmer, Director

Rachel Bauer, Engagement Programs Manager
Olivia Gill, Program/Project Coordinator
Sarah Poor, Graduate Research Assistant