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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

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Please contact us:

By Phone: 303-871-2121

By Email:

By Post: University of Denver
Office of Research & Sponsored Programs
2601 Colorado Ave., 1st Floor
Administrative Office Building
Denver, CO 80208


Your Project Administrator (PA) is your key point of contact for grants or contracts. Please contact the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs at, and one of our Project Administrators will assist you.

Julie Cunningham, Director of Sponsored Programs | 303-871-4039

Assignments by Department

ARTI - Noelle Strom x14009
College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences (CAHSS) - Megan Whitman x14038
Barton Institute - Brent Taylor x14248
Biology - Leighann Rawls x14053
Burnes Center on Poverty & Homelessness - Windsor Wall x14057
Butler Institute for Families - Windsor Wall x14057
Chemistry & Biochemistry - Leighann Rawls x14053
Computer Science - Noelle Strom x14009
Daniels College of Business - Brent Taylor x14248
Electrical & Computer Engineering - Noelle Strom x14009
Geography - Leighann Rawls x14053
Graduate Research Fellowship Program Awards - Megan Whitman x14038
Graduate School of Professional Psychology - Windsor Wall x14057
Graduate School of Social Work - Windsor Wall x14057
Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System - Brent Taylor x14248
Knoebel Institute for Healthy Aging - Megan Whitman x14038
Korbel School for International Studies - Brent Taylor x14248
Mathematics - Leighann Rawls x14053
Mechanical & Materials Engineering - Noelle Strom x14009
Morgridge College of Education - Brent Taylor x14248
Physics & Astronomy - Leighann Rawls x14053
Psychology - Megan Whitman x14038
Sturm College of Law and Graduate Tax - Brent Taylor x14248
The Bridge Project - Windsor Wall x14057
Units not Assigned - Brent Taylor x14248
University College - Megan Whitman x14038