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The Office of Contracts and Grants (OCG), Pre-Award assists faculty in obtaining external funding to support their creative and scholarly activities. As such, OCG plays a role in helping the University fulfill its research, instruction and public service missions. OCG Pre-Award provides institutional training and education, proposal development and proposal submission document management.


Dr. Benjamin Mull is the Director of the Office of Contracts and Grants in charge of Pre-Award and Major Proposal Development.

Barbara Hyrc
Research Liaison Officer

Marianne Burns
Research Administrator 3

Christina Joseph
Research Administrator 2