The Office of Sponsored Programs and Government Relations and Research serves in a partnership role both externally and internally to the University in numerous ways, all towards the common goals of furthering Claflin University’s overall mission of teaching, research and service.
The purpose of the Office of Sponsored Programs is to help the University community achieve its educational mission by providing efficient and effective pre- and post-award management support for sponsored projects.
What does Office of Sponsored Programs and Government Relations and Research do?
Provides assistance in proposal and budget development, and proposal submission.
Reviews, negotiates, and executes all contracts with the Claflin University involving sponsored projects.
Collaborates with researchers, deans, departmental chairs and other administrators to resolve issues such as institutional cost-sharing, contractual terms, and budget matters.
Coordinates account creates and changes, communication with sponsors and project closeout.
Reviews and advises the research community on matters of new or revised federal and state laws, rules, and regulations that affect research administration.