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OSP Mission and Vision

Mission

The Office of Sponsored Programs will provide the highest quality of support to all faculty, investigators, and students to achieve excellence in research, scholarship, and the dissemination of knowledge.

Vision

The Office of Sponsored Programs’ vision is to create an atmosphere in which the university community will be encouraged to pursue research and scholarly activity. This vision will be attained by providing outstanding service, excellence, and teamwork.

Service: Assisting faculty by supporting, guiding and preparing proposals, as well as, reviewing and negotiating contracts

Excellence: Achieving excellence in all our assigned responsibilities—We will carry out our responsibilities with pride, professionalism, and enthusiasm.

Teamwork: Maintaining a positive attitude, encouraging cooperation, lending support, and working collaboratively

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