Office of Sponsored Programs hosting open forums for Director candidates


The Office of Sponsored Programs will be hosting open forums for the candidates for Director of Sponsored Programs next week. We hope you will join us and share any questions you may have. The sessions will be in the Provost’s Conference Room from 1:45 to 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 16, for Sharon Smith. The forum for Neal Hunt will be from 1:45 to 2:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 18. We would truly like your feedback on the candidates. Michael Aikens is chairing the search for this position. Please send your comments to him ( We have a number of other searches that are ongoing and we will be posting updates here on hiring and other candidates coming to campus. Please feel free to contact Jennifer Taylor ( if you have any questions. For those of you who need support from OSP currently, please direct all pre-award questions/requests for support to Mark Lynam ( and post-award questions to Jill Debord (