The Sponsored Programs Administrators Network (SPAN)

See the SPAN Quick Start Guide for resources needed to assist faculty with their research duties.

The College/Departmental Administrator is the key point of contact in the area of pre- and post-award administration of sponsored research, instruction, and other activities.

College/Department Administrators
Anthropology Tim McDonnell
Economics, Languages, and Cultures Tim McDonnell
Beth-El Carlotta Bell
Biofrontiers Kristen Petersen
Biology TBD  
Chemistry Tish Fleener
College of Business TBD  
College of Education April Keller
Computer Science

Ali Langfels

Laura Edwards

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Eva Wynhorst

Laura Edwards

EPIIC Carrie Olson
Geography Monica Beltran
Heller Center for Arts and Humanities Sheryl Botts
Kramer Family Library Brad Bailey
LAS (available for support if primary dept. contact is unavailable)

Jacqui Hatfield

Sherry McDonnell

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Stephanie Vigil

Laura Edwards

Mathematics Emanuelita Martinez
Physics Kristina Woods
Pre-Collegiate Support and Success Center Amy Box
Psychology Andrea Williams
School of Public Affairs

Elyse Dunckley                   

Mary Lou Kartis

Sociology Rosemary Kelbel
Trauma, Health & Hazards Center Elyse Dunckley
VAPA Jeremy Click  


SPAN Meeting Schedule

11/9/2017 12:00 PM 2:00 PM UC 122
1/18/2018 12:00 PM 2:00 PM UC 122
3/8/2018 12:00 PM 2:00 PM UC 122
5/10/2018 12:00 PM 2:00 PM UC 122
7/12/2018 12:00 PM 2:00 PM UC 122


SPAN Mentors

Some SPAN members have volunteered to mentor and assist new departmental administrators. The SPAN mentors are listed below.

Trauma, Health & Hazards Center and School of Public Affairs Elyse Dunckley
School of Public Affairs Mary Lou Kartis
Biofrontiers Kristen Petersen
Psychology Andrea Williams


Required Trainings for SPAN members