Virginia Tech names associate vice president for research planning
Virginia Tech has named Elizabeth Tranter its associate vice president for research planning.
Tranter will work with university researchers and funding partners to expand the university’s research portfolio and its role in regional economic development.
Tranter has been chief of staff in the university’s Office of the Vice President for Research for seven years and previously was the administrative director for the Center for Power Electronics Systems. She previously taught at the University of Wisconsin and Indiana University.
Tranter received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Missouri and a master’s degree in French from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.