Texas A&M University-Kingsville

The Office of Research & Sponsored Programs (ORSP)


Dr. Rebecca A. Davis is the Executive Director for the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs and Authorized Institutional Representative.

The ORSP is responsible for the authorization and submission of all university proposals for external support for research and sponsored projects from all sources. ORSP has reporting responsibilities for award and submission data, and the determination of “restricted research” for institutional support from the Research Development Fund. The office also has shared responsibilities for the fiscal oversight of funded projects and programs, which includes negotiation and acceptance of awards on behalf of the university. Furthermore, the office provides the following services to faculty and staff:

  • Identification and dissemination of potential funding sources for research and other external programs;
  • Technical assistance in the development and submission of proposals;
  • Point of contact with state and federal agencies, private and foundation sponsors;
  • Facilitation of cooperative and interdisciplinary research and scholarly activities;
  • Compliance of the Texas A&M University System policies and university procedures relating to research, sponsored programs, and technology commercialization.

   Dedicated Email to submit IRB, IBC, IACUC forms is now researchcompliance@tamuk.edu


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This page was last updated on: March 12, 2015