Meanwhile, other "emerging research" universities - the University of Houston and Texas Tech University - qualified for access to the state's National Research University Fund, the prize money in the competition to build more tier-one universities.
What does NRUF stand for?
NRUF stands for National Research University Fund (Texas)
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- Nuclear Radiation Unit
- Nursing Research Unit
- Nutrient Response Units (land management)
- Nutrition Rehabilitation Unit
- Nutritional Rehabilitation Unit
- National Register for Unaccompanied Children (UK)
- National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation (Herndon, VA)
- North Raleigh United Church (Raleigh, NC)
- National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation
- Northern Rivers University Department of Rural Health
- Numbering Resource Utilization/Forecast
- Not Recently Used Not Recently Written (computer cache indexing)
- Nonlinear Resonant Ultrasound Spectroscopy
- New River United Soccer Association (Virginia)
- Natural Range of Variability (forest management)
- Net Realizable Value
- Net Reserve Value (accounting)
- Neue Richtervereinigung eV (German: New Judge Combination)
- New River Valley (North Carolina and Virginia)
- No Redeeming Value
Samples in periodicals archive:
KEY RATING DRIVERS OVERALL STRENGTHENING MERITS UPGRADE: The upgrade to 'AA+' reflects the system's consistently strong operational performance, growing balance sheet resources and recently elevated status to a 'Tier 1' research institution, making TTUS a beneficiary of the National Research University Fund (NRUF), a state fund established to sponsor research growth among public institutions in Texas.
This year - much earlier than expected - Texas Tech and the University of Houston qualified for the National Research University Fund, the large pot of prize money for the institutions that meet the state's tier-one criteria.
With the approval of Texas voters in November 2009, the dormant Higher Education Fund (which couldn't be used until it reached the unattainable level of $2 billion) was converted into the National Research University Fund, currently valued at approximately $550 million.