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Roles and Responsibilities

Senior Executives

Please see the definition of key terms, such as support, oversee, etc.

Vice President for Research

The Vice President for Research and Dean of the Graduate College is the University's chief official responsible for the direction, guidance and support of the University's research mission.

This individual:

  • Oversees the implementation of the University's strategic plan for research
  • Promotes interdisciplinary research activities
  • Oversees many University-wide administrative offices, compliance offices, and core facilities that make up the infrastructure supporting the University's research mission
Vice President for Finance and Administration

Through the Controller, the Vice President for Finance and Administration is responsible for keeping proper books of accounts adequately setting forth the financial condition and transactions of the University and proper methods of accounting and internal controls for all departments of the University.

Specific responsibilities related to sponsored projects include:

  • Oversees the University's effort management system
  • Oversees the negotiation of the University's Facilities and Administrative (F&A) rate with the cognizant federal agency

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