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Office of Research & Sponsored Programs

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Office of Research & Sponsored Programs

About Us

ORSP is committed to providing the financial and regulatory stewardship required in today’s research climate. In support of research and externally-funded programs, ORSP offers several services including: 

  • Assistance in searching for external funding opportunities
  • Review, approval and submission of proposals
  • Grant and contract award negotiation and acceptance
  • Support and coordination with sponsors on award issues
  • Subcontract and consulting agreement administration
  • Award Management
  • Research Compliance
  • Regulatory Controls
  • Property Management
  • Intellectual Property

General Inquiries? 

Please contact us:

By Phone:       303-871-2121

By Email:       orsp@du.edu

By Post:         University of Denver
                    Office of Research & Sponsored Programs
                    2199 S. University Blvd.
                    Mary Reed Building, Room 222
                    Denver, CO 80208-4820

Project administrator assignments

Your Project Administrator (PA) is your key point of contact for Grants or Contracts. Please contact the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs at orsp@du.edu, and one of our Project Administrators will assist you.

Julie Cunningham, Director of Sponsored Programs
303-871-4039
Megan Whitman, Grants and Contracts Administrator

303-871-4038

  • Graduate School of Social Work
  • Psychology
  • Accounts Receivable/Aging/Collections
Dina Fragkedaki, Grants and Contracts Administrator

303-871-4040

  • ARTI and NLECTC
  • Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Materials Engineering
  • Biology
Zack Scholnick, Grants and Contracts Administrator

303-871-4057

  • J Korbel School of International Studies
  • Morgridge College of Education
  • University College
  • Daniels College of Business
  • All GRFP awards and proposals and other units not assigned
  • Drawdowns
  • Grant Accounting and Fund Balances/Financial Reports
Paul Wennerstrom, Grants and Contracts Administrator

303-871-4053

  • Butler Institute
  • Graduate School of Professional Psychology
  • Law School and Graduate Tax Program
  • Physics and Astronomy
  • Geography
  • Sub-agreements
  • Art, Humanities, and Social Sciences - all departments except Psychology