In the Fall of 2013, the Office of Finance and Research Administration was formed to facilitate an increase in research productivity by assisting faculty in identifying securing and administering externally-funded sponsored programs in the college. This administrative unit serves as an important resource to faculty and provides one-stop-shop assistance in important grant-related areas to ensure the college continues to achieve distinction in research, teaching, and service.
OFRA facilitates all administrative aspects of the pre- and post-award process, including proposal preparation, budgetary needs, human resources, sub-awards, contracts, procurement requisitions, projecting expenditures, and performing accounting and reporting functions, such as:
The LSU Office of Sponsored Programs offers a variety of training programs. Faculty, post-doctoral scholars, graduate scholars and staff are encouraged to attend.
Manager, Office of Finance and Research Administration
202 Peabody Hall