Office of Sponsored Programs
The mission of the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) is to facilitate grants and sponsored program activities by increasing awareness and competiveness in the pursuit of external funding. The Office strives to maintain an infrastructure designed to promote the responsible management of external funds. The Office of Sponsored Programs reports to the President of Huston-Tillotson University.
Huston-Tillotson University encourages faculty and staff to engage in scholarship, professional development and sponsored program activities in order to maintain vitality in their profession, to provide the best and most up-to-date instruction, to provide training activities, development programs, demonstration projects, and other programs and services to enhance the University and local community. The University promotes acquisition of external support for these endeavors, whether support is needed for research, public service, or instructional activities. The Office of Sponsored Programs strives to be a service-oriented office prepared to assist faculty and staff in the steps necessary to secure and administer external funding. The Office coordinates proposal development and submission and post-award activities for individual, interdisciplinary, and multi-institutional sponsored programs, and oversees a number of regulatory and compliance issues related to sponsored program activity.