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Dr. Raymond E. Bye Jr.

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Director of Federal Relations and...

Florida State University
600 W College Ave
Tallahassee, Florida 32306
United States

Company Description: Florida State University (www.fsu.edu) is a comprehensive, national graduate research university with an impressive breadth of leading graduate, professional and...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy degree
    Kent State University
  • Bachelor of Arts degree
    Rhodes College
  • Master of Arts
    Kent State University
  • Bachelor of Arts degree Degree
    Rhodes College
  • Master of Arts Degree
    Kent State University
  • degrees , Political Science
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August 20, 2010-Government relations ...
www.nasulgc.org, 23 Feb 2014 [cached]
August 20, 2010-Government relations professionals Rhonda Norsetter of the University of Wisconsin-Madison; Raymond E. Bye, Jr. of Florida State University; and Francine Newsome Pfeiffer of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; were honored recently for their contributions and service to public research universities by A?P?L?U's Council on Governmental Affairs (CGA).
JOI: Board of Governors
www.joiscience.org, 14 Jan 2005 [cached]
Raymond Bye
Dr. Bye currently serves as the Vice President for Research at Florida State University.Prior to his arrival to FSU in 1994, he served as the Director of the Office of Legislative and Public Affairs for the National Science Foundation.During his tenure at NSF, he had several positions of successive responsibilities and was the recipient of the NSF Distinguished Service Award, the highest award NSF bestows upon an employee.Dr. Bye has recently served on numerous boards including the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges (NASULGC), Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU), the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), and the Florida Research Consortium (FRC).He also holds the position of President of the FSU Research Foundation.
Community Foundation
www.cfnf.org, 25 Dec 2011 [cached]
Ray Bye Florida State University
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Ray Bye, Ph.D. Ray has been with Florida State University for almost 15 years and is currently their Director of Federal Relations. He directs FSU's federal legislation program and major research funding efforts. He was previously FSU's Vice President for Research and spent over 20 years at the National Science Foundation in Washington, DC. He has served on numerous boards and has been active in a variety of community activities.
The Washington Advisory Group
www.theadvisorygroup.com, 17 May 2008 [cached]
Raymond E. Bye, Jr.The Washington Advisory Group
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Raymond E. Bye, Jr.
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Dr. Raymond Bye advises on university and corporate R&D management, assessing research capacities, and with strategic planning for university research enterprises and other not-for-profit organizations.Dr. Bye has spent his career at the National Science Foundation (NSF) and Florida State University (FSU) in areas related to scientific and engineering research, research administration, U.S. science policy, and legislative and public affairs.
Beginning in 1972, he served over two decades at the NSF and for more than a dozen years as Director of the NSF's Office of Legislative and Public Affairs.In that position, he served five NSF Directors.Following his service at the Foundation, he was named Associate Vice President for Research at Florida State University in 1994.In 1999, he was named Interim then Vice President for Research.In that position, his responsibilities included sponsored research administration, intellectual property, the FSU Research Foundation, and several interdisciplinary research programs (such as the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, the FSU Center for Advanced Power Systems, the Institute for Science and Public Affairs, the Laboratory Animal Resources facility, and the FSU Marine Laboratory).He also served as the University's primary official in Washington, representing FSU with all R&D agencies and the Florida Congressional delegation.
In June 2003, he became FSU's Director of Federal Relations and Economic Development, assuming expanded federal relations responsibilities along with leading the University's activities related to economic development.In this capacity, he serves as the lead University official in all federal and Congressional relations activities.
During Dr. Bye's tenure as Vice President for Research, he committed FSU to the goal of doubling the research awards received over a five-year period.When he assumed the Vice Presidency, research awards totaled $88 million in FY98; at the close of FY03, the annual award total had exceeded the $162 million level.Other initiatives included activities that highlighted the research talents of FSU faculty; initiated, secured bond funding, and oversaw the completion of 170,000 square feet of new research construction; and coordinated the development of a strategic research plan for University discussion.
Dr. Bye has served on a number of boards and commissions.These include service as President of the FSU Research Foundation, along with membership on its Board and Executive Committee.He has also served as a Board member of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory Board of Governors, the Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU), and the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges (NASULGC).
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Dr. Bye has received the NSF's highest award, the NSF Distinguished Service Award.He also was awarded the President's Meritorious Executive Award.
Dr. Bye received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Rhodes College and his Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy degrees from Kent State University.All of his degrees are in Political Science.
Brandt Home Page
www.brandtinfo.com, 7 Jan 2008 [cached]
Ray Bye
Dr. Raymond Bye has spent his career at the National Science Foundation (NSF) and Florida State University (FSU) in areas related to scientific and engineering research, research administration, U.S. science policy, and legislative and public affairs.Beginning in 1972, he served over two decades at the NSF, with more than a dozen years as Director of the Office of Legislative and Public Affairs.Following his service at NSF, he was named Associate Vice President for Research at Florida State University in 1994.In 1999, he was named Interim Vice President for Research and was named FSU's Vice President for Research in 2000.In that position, his responsibilities included sponsored research administration, technology transfer activities, the FSU Research Foundation, oversight of research regulatory issues, research communications programs, and several interdisciplinary research programs.He served as the University's primary official in Washington, representing FSU with all research and development agencies, as well as federal departments regarding non-R&D matters.Dr. Bye represented FSU with the Florida Congressional delegation and Congressional committees on matters dealing with university activities, research, education, intellectual property, and other legislative matters.In June 2003, FSU's new President asked Dr. Bye to assume expanded federal relations responsibilities along with leading the University's activities related to economic development.In this capacity, he serves as the lead University official in all federal and Congressional relations activities.During Dr. Bye's tenure as Vice President for Research, he committed FSU to the goal of doubling the research awards received over a five-year period.When he assumed the Vice Presidency, research awards totaled $88 million in FY98; at the close of FY03, the annual award total had exceeded the $162 million level.This was accomplished by working closely with research faculty, department chairs, and Deans in formulating interdisciplinary projects and securing the necessary external funding.Other efforts included activities that highlighted the research talents of FSU faculty; initiated, secured bond funding, oversaw the completion of 170,000 square feet of new research construction; and coordinated the development of a strategic research plan for University discussion.Dr. Bye has served on a number of boards and commissions.These include service as President of the FSU Research Foundation, along with membership on its Board and Executive Committee.He has also served as a member of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory Board of Governors and is currently on the Board of Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU).In addition, he is or has served recently on the Boards for the Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce, the Tallahassee-Leon County Economic Development Council, the Economic Club of Florida, the Leon County Research and Development Authority, and the Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare Foundation.He also served as Chair of the National Association of State University and Land-Grant Colleges' Council on Governmental Affairs and as a member of the Board of Directors for the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges.Dr. Bye has received a number of awards and recognitions including the NSF's highest award, the NSF Distinguished Service Award.The citation noted his successful shepherding of the annual NSF budget through the Congress.When he assumed this responsibility, the NSF budget was below $1 billion; when he left NSF for FSU, the annual budget exceeded $3.5 billion.Also while at NSF, he was recognized by receiving the President's Meritorious Executive Award in 1991.Dr. Bye received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Rhodes College and his Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy degrees from Kent State University.All of his degrees are in Political Science.Dr. Bye is married to Katherine Jackson Bye.
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