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Office of Research & Sponsored Programs

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Office of Research & Sponsored Programs

ORSP Mission

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs is a cohesive team of professional administrators and accountants dedicated to providing the highest quality of services to the academic community in enhancing research and other scholarly activities that contribute to the mission of the University of Denver.

Our mission as a department is to serve the needs of the University of Denver research, scholarship, and creative community. We interact with faculty, researchers, university administrators, sponsoring agencies and collaborating universities/companies and their employees. We focus our resources on the project and financial services that best meet their needs, whether they are identifying funding opportunities, proposal assistance, project and fiscal administration, financial reporting and analysis or something new.

In support of our mission, we focus on:

  • Providing high quality, reliable, and timely support services from the best team of trained, motivated, and ethical employees, supported by the best technology
  • An efficient department which supports research endeavors as being financially viable under any circumstances
  • Striving constantly to improve what we do and how we do it
  • Respecting and encouraging others