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D'Agostino, Richard; And Others – SRA Journal of the Society of Research Administrators, 1991
A Society of Research Administrators national survey of research administrators gathered information on their organizational units, funding, professional, educational and personal characteristics, and areas of professional experience and involvement. Results are reported as compiled questionnaire response data and in the form of an administrator…
Descriptors: Administrator Characteristics, Administrator Qualifications, Higher Education, National Surveys
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Beasley, Kenneth L. – SRA Journal of the Society of Research Administrators, 1992
Three major professional associations for research administrators (National Conference on the Administration of Research, National Council of University Research Administrators, and Society of Research Administrators) are described and compared in terms of their objectives, group membership, and activities. The three are seen to serve different…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Administrators, Committees, Comparative Analysis
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Meyer, Katrina A. – SRA Journal of the Society of Research Administrators, 1991
In response to increasing costs and growing reliance on external funding for college faculty research, a plan for promoting faculty success in gaining financial support for research is proposed. The plan is based on information in the literature concerning prerequisites for success in getting external support. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Fund Raising, Grantsmanship, Higher Education
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Fife, Jerry G. – SRA Journal of the Society of Research Administrators, 1992
A discussion of the federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) policies concerning computation of indirect costs on federally funded research projects at universities focuses on recent policy changes. Significant revisions are examined, future points of scrutiny are noted, and ongoing initiatives are described. Three options for indirect cost…
Descriptors: Federal Aid, Federal Regulation, Higher Education, Indirect Costs
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Mears, David F.; Sellers, William – SRA Journal of the Society of Research Administrators, 1992
A study found that formal federally mandated equipment screening requirements are negligible in meeting their stated objectives of preventing purchase of unnecessary/duplicative equipment. Savings resulting from purchases not made represented under 0.008 percent of all federal dollars used to purchase equipment, with $10.35 spent for every dollar…
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Costs, Equipment Evaluation, Equipment Standards
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Rose, Rodney – SRA Journal of the Society of Research Administrators, 1991
This reprinted 1971 article reports on analysis of a 1968 survey of 221 research administrators in terms of organizational affiliation, duties and responsibilities, titles, and educational background. The paper argues that administration is like the doughnut hole, but research is the doughnut, and points out that research as an activity needs to…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Administrator Characteristics, Administrator Education, Administrator Role
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Zar, Jerrold H. – SRA Journal of the Society of Research Administrators, 1992
A national survey of 213 research universities found 2 models of research program administration predominate: an officer for graduate studies and another for research, and a single officer handling both responsibilities. The former is more common at the most research-oriented institutions. Choice of model depends on program similarities,…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Administrator Role, Cost Effectiveness, Deans
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Richey, John B. – SRA Journal of the Society of Research Administrators, 1993
A discussion of the drafting of contracts for international sponsored research projects focuses on the terms of award that relate either to sensitive topics for international sponsors or to significant legal or financial risk to an institution. Issues specific to newly industrializing and developing countries are highlighted. (MSE)
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Contracts, Developing Nations, Financial Support
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McCallister, Mike; Miller, Charlene – SRA Journal of the Society of Research Administrators, 1993
Based on the idea that clear communication between researchers and research administrators can help minimize problems in research project administration, Texas A&M University designed an orientation program to establish early communication and positive working relationships. A survey of 42 research administrators indicates a growing trend…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Cooperation, Higher Education, Interprofessional Relationship
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Bowers, Lynn Jordan; Leon, Vicki – SRA Journal of the Society of Research Administrators, 1994
A comparison of the patent policies of 65 research universities focused on the equity rights of universities in employee inventions, procedures for distribution of patent policies and disclosure of inventions, and income distribution to inventors. Some historical perspective for these practices is offered. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, College Administration, Comparative Analysis, Disclosure
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Richey, John B. – SRA Journal of the Society of Research Administrators, 1994
A discussion of international sponsored research program administration looks at budgeting, costs, and procedures for both projects with in-country business operations in developing nations and projects with long-term residential assignments. It is intended for university administrators providing new services to faculty working on international…
Descriptors: Budgeting, College Administration, Costs, Developing Nations
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Gifford, Judy; Scanley, Anne – SRA Journal of the Society of Research Administrators, 1991
A recent survey by the Federal Demonstration Project, which analyzes the research administration system, found that state governments need to improve how they administer sponsored research in colleges and universities. The analysis focused on management of state-appropriated funds, federal flow-through funds, and applications to and awards from…
Descriptors: Federal State Relationship, Financial Support, Higher Education, Institutions
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Farris, Jane Park; Cole, Greg – SRA Journal of the Society of Research Administrators, 1991
The University of Tennessee's coordinated Faculty Interests/Funding Opportunities database system comprises statewide computer networking facilities, information from many sources, results of annual surveys, over 50 relational database files and software, and software applications. The system allows matching of information on funding opportunities…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Computer Networks, Computer Software, Computer System Design
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Petrick, Irene Johnston; McKee, John R. – SRA Journal of the Society of Research Administrators, 1992
The Cost Proposal System, a menu-driven computer program designed to help Pennsylvania State University faculty and staff prepare proposal budgets, accommodates novice and experienced computer users and requires users to provide only basic information. It calculates personnel costs, tuition, indirect costs, and cost sharing automatically and…
Descriptors: Administrators, Budgeting, Case Studies, College Faculty