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The Sponsored Programs Administration (SPA) office departments, Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) and Contract and Grant Administration (CGA), collaborate with MSU's researchers to provide effective and efficient administration throughout the research award process. Read more about the SPA mission and vision.

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SPA Spring 2017 Newsletter

The Spring 2017 issue of the SPA News is now available and includes stories of changes, resources, and recognition, and provides information and data. Check out the new RA Spotlight Awards section and learn about the life of an OSP research administrator. Also included is helpful information

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SPA Newsletter - Fall 2016

Please enjoy our third issue of the SPA Newsletter. You will find good articles written by SPA/OSP/CGA staff on interesting, helpful topics. For instance, you can read about new resources and tools available including short Account Explorer Training Videos, which will provide an easy way to learn

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MSU Delays Implementation of New Federal Procurement Rules

Michigan State University will delay implementation of the new federal procurement rules found at 2 CFR Part 200, beginning with section 200.317, until July 1, 2017. MSU will continue to follow the federal procurement rules found in Office of Management

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Research Administration Project Training

SPA Metrics, Fiscal Year 2016: 3,466 Proposals Submitted, 2,780 Awards Received, and $589,179,948 Funds Awarded

Based on date of acceptance by the Board of Trustees

Click here for more information about research funding figures.

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