October 3, 2014

Friday, October 3, 2014

KU’s Research Caliberstrengthen skills and retain top performers

  • Hired Jim O’Malley for full time Award Processing Services team
  • Post Award Services is at full staff for first time in over a year
  • Held second “Research Administration 101” class (39 enrolled)

Pursue System Improvements:  implement tools that increase faculty and administrative efficiency; collaborate with KUMC where feasible

  • Continuing implementation of AR/BI systems
  • Continue to evaluate effort reporting system for compliance with Uniform Guidance
  • Continue to improve sub-recipient monitoring for A133 compliance requirements in Image Now
  • Continue dialogue with SSC regarding training of staff

KUCR Efficiencystrengthen operations, processes, and overall effectiveness

  • Pilot workflow for close letter process scheduled for October 2014
  • Continue dialogue and plans for implementing a new PI delegation process for approving transactions
  • Will be sending PAS members to NCURA Fundamentals workshop in October


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