The Senior Management Integration Group of the National Science Foundation has initiated an activity which seeks to establish long-term research and education relationships between minority-serving institutions and NSF-supported centers or facilities. This activity is a cross-organizational activity named Collaboratives to Integrate Research and Education or CIRE. Since the solicitation for proposals for CIRE will not be printed by NSF, you should inform your respective communities, centers and/or facilities that information regarding this competition can be found on the World Wide Web at:
To this end, this message may be forwarded as you see fit.
Nathaniel G. Pitts
Director, Office of Science and Technology Infrastructure