The Office of Sponsored Programs

Valera T. Francis, Director

2704 MHRA Building

Valera Francis has principal responsibility for all pre-award grant and contract management activities and non-fiscal post-award management at the University. As Director, she assists the Vice Chancellor of Research and Economic Development in the formulation of university policies and procedures involving research and has overall responsibility for routine daily research support operations, office administration, personnel actions and budgetary requirements within the Office of Sponsored Programs.