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DeWitt Center Authorized Signatures

The purpose of receiving proposal authorization one week prior to the submission deadline is to allow the administrators the opportunity to learn of any College commitments your project will require if you receive an award. Items of most concern are financial matches, continuing faculty/staff positions beyond the grant period and any course release time.

Authorization is received by using the grant route form which you attach to the summary page and/or proposal and final budget. The first individual to sign off on the proposal is your Chairperson who then sends it to the Dean. It must then be sent to the Associate Dean for Research & Scholarship who will route it to the SRO.

The only time the V.P. Finance and Provost sign off on a grant is if the project requires institutional resources during or after the grant period. Please do not contact or route any proposals or letters to the President, Provost or V.P. Finance.