Rick Mullins and Katie Riley, College Grants Officers, are assigned by the Office of Sponsored Projects Administration (OSPA) to the College of Education. They work with the faculty on the various aspects of grant proposal development.
The Office of Sponsored Projects Administration (OSPA) maintains the College Grants Office that is staffed by Rick Mullins and Katie Riley. The College Grants Office provides faculty with a broad array of pre-award services including refining research ideas, identifying internal and external funding opportunities; analyzing RFP’s; accessing information from a wide range of public and private sector sources to support proposal preparation, formal proposal submission processes, preparing proposal budgets (current overhead rate information, fringe benefits, indirect cost rates and policies), advising researchers on intellectual property policies, reviewing proposals for compliance with University, state, and federal guidelines and laws, and promoting projects among potential funding sources. The College Grants Officer will also assist faculty in completing required internal approval forms (Financial Disclosure/Conflict of Interest Forms) as well as serve as the liaison for completing College and University internal reviews.
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The College Grants Office works closely with the Institute for Educational Research (IER) in matters involving OSPA and Sponsored Projects Accounting (SPA). Current grants and projects are listed by department and by some Institutes, Centers, Clinics, Labs and Special Offices.