Board of Trustees

Chapter 15

15.01-15.03

15.01-15.03

Research and Sponsored Programs

Effective Date: 10/20/2017

15.1. University Research and Sponsored Program Cost Principles

In sponsored programs, the University will comply with all applicable regulations when determining costs applicable to grants, contracts, and other sponsored agreements including but not limited to for research, instructional programs and public service.

The University shall determine a Facilities and Administrative cost rate based on a cost study complying with the above requirements. Facilities and Administrative costs shall be charged to all sponsored agreements for research, instructional programs, public service, and other sponsored programs at the determined rate.

Exceptions may be made at the discretion of the Vice President for Research where established Facilities & Administrative rates have been fixed by congressional action, by acceptable agency regulations or when the University might wish to participate in a project of especial institutional interest.

History

  • 02/19/1966
  • 06/07/1974: rescind part 2, add paragraph 3
  • 01/28/1982
  • 07/12/1985: revised the first paragraph
  • 03/23/1990: revised third paragraph
  • 09/18/1992: Executive Vice President and Provost
  • 08/03/2000: Changed Executive Vice President and Provost title to Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Student Services
  • 07/15/2010: Was previously Policy 19.1. Renumbered, changed responsibility from Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs to the Vice President for Research, clarified budget circular A-21 and overhead costs, and included Sponsored Programs in addition to Research.
  • 10/20/2017: Removal of OMB Circular A-21 as it no longer applies.

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Effective Date: 09/01/2010

15.2. Agreement for Sponsored Research and Programs

The Vice President for Research shall be responsible for assuring that all sponsored research and programs are subject to a written agreement between the sponsoring organization and Michigan Technological University and is authorized to delegate this responsibility to any staff member. The content of such agreement will vary, subject to mandatory provisions as may be determined by the Vice President for Research.

History

  • 12/07/1956: Form for sponsored research
  • 10/27/1959
  • 01/28/1982
  • 09/24/1982: Vice President for Research and Director of Research
  • 05/22/1987: Changed to Vice President of Operations and Finance
  • 09/18/1992: Executive Vice President and Provost
  • 08/03/2000: Changed Executive Vice President and Provost title to Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic and Student Services
  • 07/15/2010: Was previously Policy 19.2. Renumbered, assigned responsibility to Vice President for Research, included Sponsored Program.

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Effective Date: 05/04/2018

15.3. Research Data Principles

 The University shall ensure that all research data and results are made accessible to the public to the broadest extent possible in compliance with all policy, contractual, legal and regulatory obligations. The Vice President for Research will develop and promulgate policies and procedures consistent with and to be used in the administration of this Board of Trustees Policy.

History

  • 05/04/2018: Adopted

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