The Sage Research Institute (SRI) represents a multidisciplinary professional research community comprised of faculty, students, colleagues, and community partners.

The SRI provides comprehensive research support to faculty across departments at both the graduate and undergraduate levels at The Sage Colleges.

Broughton Fellowship
Established in 1982 by William Broughton in honor of his parents, Henry and Jane Tinkham Broughton, the Broughton Graduate Fellowship in Creative Applied Science is given each year to recognize and award graduate students from the Schools of Education, Health Sciences, and Management who demonstrate exceptional academic and research excellence.

Community Research
A Community Resource Team consists of faculty and students from more than one of the graduate programs, working with a community organization or agency to solve a problem, address a need, or conduct necessary research.

Faculty Development Committee (FDC)
The Faculty Development Committee is comprised of faculty, elected by their peers, and part of the faculty governance structure.  The committee shall develop strategies for the professional development of faculty as innovative and effective teachers and advisors; active contributors to their discipline and professions; and productive citizens of the academic community.  The FDC sponsors professional development programs and showcases faculty scholarship.

Institutional Review Board (IRB)
The Institutional Review Board (IRB) is a committee established by The Sage Colleges (TSC) to protect the rights of human subjects participating in research.

Louis and Hortense Rubin Community Fellows Program
Established in June 1990 with a gift from the Louis Rubin Family to The Sage Colleges, the Louis and Hortense Rubin Community Fellows Program is a cooperative venture of The Sage Colleges, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Hudson Valley Community College, Emma Willard School, and participating agencies of Rensselaer County. The program and fund is administered by The Sage Colleges.

Centers of Inquiry
Sage students have the added advantage of on-campus centers devoted to the in-depth exploration of significant topics.