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Research Administrators Network Meeting (RAN) - February 12, 2015

Research Administrators’ Network Meeting

February 12, 2015

2:00-4:00 pm

Michigan League Ballroom

Tentative Agenda


Welcome & Introductions [2:00-2:05]

Special Event / Featured Presentation [2:05-2:35]  

Shared Services Center Update

  • Thom Madden, AST Senior Project Director
  • Lisa Harris, AST Finance Lead


Professional Development Spotlight [2:35-2:45]  

National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA)

  • NCURA 9th Annual Pre-Award Research Administration (PRA) Conference, March 2-4, 2015, Orlando, FL
  • NCURA 16th Annual Financial Research Administration (FRA) Conference, March 5-7, 2015, Orlando, FL
    • Craig Reynolds, NCURA PRA Co-Chair
    • Region IV Joint Conference with the International Region in Chicago April 26-29, 2015
      Sue Kelch, NCURA Region IV Chair

Michigan Chapter - Society of Research Administrators International

  • 2015 Chapter meeting in Grand Rapids May 14-15, 2015
    • Cathy Seay-Ostrowski, MI-SRA President Elect


Break [2:40-2:50]


Networking Activity [2:50-3:20]

"Meet & Greet" with Central Offices--Meet ORSP, Sponsored Programs, and Shared Services staff

Updates [3:20-3:55]

20 min Office of Research & Sponsored Projects (ORSP)

10 min Sponsored Programs Office

10 min Research Administration Mentoring Program (RAMP)



Closing remarks [3:55-4:00]


RAN schedule for the rest of this Academic Year:

Ideas for a future meeting?

Sent on behalf of the Research Administration Advisory Council (RAAC) Communications Subcommittee.

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