Office of Sponsored Programs

All proposals and agreements involving sponsored funding must go through the Office of Sponsored Programs (“OSP”).  Proposals and Institutional Representations, Certifications and Assurances associated with applications must be reviewed and approved by OSP.  Further OSP is the designated signatory authority for agreements related to external funding and research collaborations, including unfunded agreements.  Examples of these agreements include, but are not limited to:

•  Collaboration Agreements

•  Information Transfer Agreements

•  Cooperative Agreements

•  Interagency Personnel Agreements (IPA)

    •  Grants

      •  Letters of Commitment

        •  Data Use Agreements

          •  Nondisclosure Agreements (NDAs)

            •  Teaming Agreements

              •  Cooperative Research and Developmental Agreements (CRADAs)

              Please contact Jane Lopez, Director of the Office of Sponsored Programs (757-221-3965) jalope@wm.edu with any questions.

              Jason McDevitt in the Technology Transfer office (757-221-1751) jpmcde@wm.edu has signature authority on all NDAs and most data transfer agreements.