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Resources, Initiatives, and Related Units

Resources

Form on Progress and Excellence in Reappointment, Promotion, or Tenure Action (Formerly Form D) - Resources and FAQs

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Initiatives

Campus Groups

  • Council of Research Deans (CORD)
    • The Michigan State University Council of Research Deans (CORD) develops research-related policy and provides recommendations to the Provost and to the Senior Vice President for Research and Innovation.
  • Sponsored Program Research Opportunities & University Training (SPROUT)
    • SPROUT is a network of staff at MSU involved in pre-award, post-award and compliance aspects of research administration working together to provide the latest news, training, resources and information available.

SPA/OSP/CGA Related Groups

  • Aligning MSU Outside Activities Policies with Federal Disclosure and Related Requirements (APFDR) Workgroup
    • Co-Chaired by AVPs Laura McCabe and Twila Reighley, the Aligning MSU Outside Activities Policies with Federal Disclosure and Related Requirements (APFDR) workgroup, is tasked with aligning the federal requirements related to Conflict of Commitment and Conflict of Interest, and the related disclosures, with MSU’s Financial Conflict of Interest, Outside Work for Pay and Dual Appointment policies. 
  • Committee for Implementation of Sponsor Equity Reporting (CISER)
    • Chaired by Twila Reighley, the Associate Vice President for Research, the Committee for Implementation of Sponsor Equity Reporting (CISER) coordinates MSU’s response to sponsor equity reporting requirements.
  • Research Administration System Implementation Committee (RASIC)
    • Co-chaired by Laura Johnston (OSP Assistant Director) and Marc Melton (SPA Functional Lead for Kuali Research), the Research Administration System Implementation Committee (RASIC) was created in February 2016.  The RASIC Committee serves as subject matter experts and system liaisons for their units. The committee meets on an ad-hoc basis to review the Kuali Research (KR) system, discuss system improvements/process changes, and reporting challenges/opportunities.
  • Sponsored Programs Advisory Committee (SPAC)  
    • Chaired by the Associate Vice President for Research, Twila Reighley, the Sponsored Programs Advisory Committee (SPAC) was created in 2014 from guidance from the MSU Strategic Plan to listen to those SPA/OSP/CGA support. 

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