Applications to all external funding sources, whether governmental agencies and endowments, private or corporate foundations, which request financial assistance in the form of grants, donations, or contracted support require advance written approval from the Office of the Vice President. Approval is required in all instances where such financial assistance involves the use of the University College name, facilities, resources or personnel, and/or commits the University College in any way to the support of the project.
All requests to outside sources for assistance must be fully coordinated in advance through the Office of Research Services. The Vice President or his/her designee must approve all applications for external funding as described above.
Additionally, the President/Vice President or his/her designee must formally accept all project monies as described above in the name of the University College prior to their implementation, and must certify appropriate expenditure of funds, where such certification is required by the funding agency.