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Negotiating with Agencies and Routing ProposalsIII-20

Scope

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Policy Statement

For any sponsored program activity, a formal proposal must be routed through the department, school and the appropriate research office before any commitments are made by sponsored project employees.

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Reason for Policy

To prevent unauthorized commitments of institutional resources.

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Procedures

Employees are encouraged to make initial contact with potential sponsors to determine if there is sufficient mutual interest to warrant a formal proposal. The appropriate campus research office (Research and Sponsored Programs - IUPUI or Sponsored Research Services - IUB) and the Assistant Vice President of Research and the University Graduate School are both available to assist faculty members with discussions and negotiations.

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History

The policy was established on October 1, 1990.

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