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Proposal Approval


It is the responsibility of the PI to ensure that all approvals are obtained prior to the proposal being submitted to the sponsor. OSP can help with this. These approvals are obtained through the use of the *Institutional Authorization Form for the Submission of Proposals for External Support alt and include:

Assistant VP for Research & Sponsored Programs - It is very important to identify the development of any new academic programs or courses. If the project does involve this, the Assistant VP for Research & Sponsored Programs will review these projects with the applicable department chairs and deans before providing approval. The PI should ensure that this approval has been granted prior to developing the proposal.

Department Chair and Dean - When the proposal is ready to submit, the PI will ensure that the approval of the department chair and dean has been obtained.  Approval by the Chair(s) and Dean(s) indicate to the Provost that they are willing to commit the time and effort of the PIs and any other required resources, so identified.

Authorized Instituational Representative - This is the individual designated by the President to submit proposals and accept, grants and contracts on behalf of UHD.  Currently, those individuals are the Assistant VP for Research & Sponsored Programs. and the Director of ORSP.


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Last updated or reviewed on 9/25/13

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