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9.1.2 Sponsored Programs

Approved by Academic Council on February 14, 2002; Faculty on May 10, 2002; Administration on April 15, 2002

All applications and inquiries concerning grants, projects, institutes, or contracts made by individual faculty members or departments to federal or state funding agencies or to private foundations must be approved by the appropriate individuals. Approval is necessary in order to avoid conflict of interests within the University or with the funding agencies. The Office of Sponsored Programs in the Research and Graduate Studies office will review proposals prior to submission to assure the proposal meets appropriate regulatory and budgetary requirements; for example, compliance with federal and state regulations for animal care, human subjects, hazardous materials, as well as to budgetary requirements for cost allocations and indirect cost recoveries. The Office of Sponsored Programs will obtain final approval and signatures for submission.