Valda handles proposal pre-award activities and works closely with faculty on developing research project budgets, collecting and reviewing proposals and contracts, ensuring policies and procedures are compliant, and working with Sponsored Projects (SPARC) to guarantee timely research proposal submissions. She also processes AYT and summer salary for a designated group of faculty.


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