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Seligman, Richard P. – Research Management Review, 2000
Examines the concept of cost sharing between grantor agencies and grantee institutions and identifies problems encountered, including use of cost sharing to leverage funds by both funding agencies and grantee institutions; and various grantee institution costing, accounting, and auditing issues, such as effort reporting, the Cost Accounting…
Descriptors: Accounting, Agencies, Change Strategies, Compliance (Legal)
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Bienenstock, Arthur – Research Management Review, 2000
Discusses various policy considerations related to the sharing by universities of the costs of federally funded research in the context of government expectations that research universities will carry out the vital functions of training the next generation of scientists and engineers, performing a large fraction of federally funded basic research,…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Federal Aid, Financial Policy, Government School Relationship
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Hardy, Robert B. – Research Management Review, 2000
Addresses ongoing issues in research cost sharing between government and universities in the context of the current Presidential Review Directive on the Government-University Research Partnership. Issues include the procurement vs. assistance conundrum, systemic shifting of costs of research from the government to universities, and the failure of…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Federal Aid, Federal Regulation, Government School Relationship
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Paoletti, Charles R. – Research Management Review, 2000
Discusses issues in the recent debate on cost sharing within the federal government-university partnership, the historical roots of cost sharing, and limitations on the recovery of costs under federally funded research. Notes that the Presidential Review Directive process is working toward a set of guiding principles and recommendations to enhance…
Descriptors: Federal Aid, Federal Regulation, Government School Relationship, Grants
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Feller, Irwin – Research Management Review, 2000
Identifies issues not addressed by the National Science and Technology Council and the National Science Foundation in recent policy initiatives dealing with federal cost-sharing policies and practices within the research community. These include establishment of differential cost-sharing requirements for universities and states that traditionally…
Descriptors: Costs, Federal Aid, Government School Relationship, Higher Education
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Kamerer, Jack; Wasserman, Sarah – Research Management Review, 2000
Discussion of cost sharing in the government-university relationship focuses on the controversial idea that adding a "factor" for voluntary cost sharing in the rate base for facilities and administration and rationalizing the assignment of space to functions could simplify rate negotiation, decrease record-keeping burdens, and avoid…
Descriptors: Accounting, Compliance (Legal), Contracts, Federal Aid
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Thibault, Mike – Research Management Review, 2000
Proposes a plan to determine if a cyclical, systems-based analysis can replace detailed activity reporting for voluntary faculty effort in government-supported university research. This analysis could then provide the basis for adjusting entries on billed contract costs. The method would provide quantitative support for analyzing voluntary cost…
Descriptors: Accounting, College Faculty, Contracts, Government School Relationship
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Denton, Jon J.; Hunter, Frances A. – Research Management Review, 1997
A study investigated how sustained faculty participation in research fund raising produced substantial increases in external funding while faculty morale eroded. Seven mechanisms based on principles of work motivation had been developed and implemented to help faculty increase external funding. It is suggested this situation resulted from…
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Faculty, Fund Raising, Higher Education
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Davis, Sharon K.; Lowry, Peggy S. – Research Management Review, 1995
A survey of 100 college and university preaward research administration offices investigated the status of evaluation of these programs. Results suggest formal program evaluation is not a high priority among research administrators. Only 16% used formal evaluation, 53% used ad hoc evaluation, and only 20% initiated or requested evaluation.…
Descriptors: Accountability, Administrator Attitudes, College Administration, Educational Trends
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Dummer, George H. – Research Management Review, 1995
The ways in which accountability issues have affected federal-university relationships, particularly in the area of academic research, are examined. Lessons university administrators have learned since issuance of Office of Management and Budget Circular A-21 in 1958, Congressional hearings on the operations of the National Institutes of Health…
Descriptors: Accountability, Compliance (Legal), Disclosure, Educational History
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Petrick, Irene Johnston – Research Management Review, 1994
A survey of 344 colleges and universities investigated current practices concerning the dissemination of information, within the institution, about research funding opportunities. Results indicate that paper dominates electronic communication for such information dissemination, and selective, targeted distribution to faculty correlates positively…
Descriptors: Competition, Financial Support, Fund Raising, Higher Education
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Schumacher, Dorin – Research Management Review, 1994
As researchers turn to industry over government for research funding, it is proposed that research administrators provide substantial assistance to faculty in the different strategies and skills needed to win grants. Differences between corporate and federal sponsors, basic strategies found effective in winning grants, and elements of effective…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Faculty Development, Fund Raising, Grants
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Sellers, William – Research Management Review, 1994
New federal regulations concerning direct cost accounting for college and university research projects are explained. It is concluded that the new standard allows institutions to reduce the signatures required on cost transfers and use reasonable cost allocation methods to simplify distribution of direct costs when research is supported by…
Descriptors: College Administration, Federal Regulation, Higher Education, Money Management
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Hansen, Stephen L; Shisler, Clifford – Research Management Review, 1992
The role of the university research administrator has evolved from that of "mediator-expeditor" among faculty, university, and sponsor to that of regulator of the grants process. This has had a significant impact on the kinds of research administration jobs available, characteristics of research administrators, and nature and content of…
Descriptors: Administrator Characteristics, Administrator Role, Conferences, Employment Opportunities
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Hess, Donald K. – Research Management Review, 1989
Fifteen questions about research policy at higher education institutions are posed. The questions address concerns about the credibility and integrity of institutions that perform research in the national interest and are intended to stimulate discussion by policymakers as the country enters a period of likely reductions in federal basic research…
Descriptors: Competition, Economic Factors, Financial Support, Higher Education
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