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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 Assoicate Director of the Office of Contracts and Grants in charge of Pre-Award.

Barbara Hyrc
Research Liaison Officer

Zach Bohannan
Research Liaison Officer 2

Marianne Burns
Research Administrator 3

Christina Joseph
Research Administrator 2