There have been changes made to the Electronic Blue Sheet Approvers List as of February 2014. Please see the updated EBS approvers list for the most current information.
EBS Approvers List February 2014
NIH Salary Cap Threshold Change
Effective January 12, 2014 the Executive Level II NIH salary cap was changed to $181,500 annually, an increase of $1,800 from the previous cap of $179,700.
In many colleges and departments, principal investigators will conduct part of their sponsored project at a different location from their office, classroom, or laboratory. When developing a grant budget, it is important to use the appropriate F&A Rate specific to the location where the proposed work will take place. To use the off-campus rate in a sponsored project, all of the following criteria must be met: performance at the off-campus site must be on a continuous basis, intermittent performance is not sufficient; the West Virginia University (WVU) personnel working or engaged on the project must be located physically at an off-campus site; and the off-campus performance must be of sufficient duration; normally a full semester, summer term, or period of performance of the sponsored agreement. In addition, an off-campus location does not use WVU services such as mail, telephone, network and other support services.
Since 2005, NIH has transitioned its grant programs to electronic applications submission. As of 2010 all grant programs have been submitted using this process except for NIH’s complex, multi-project applications. For the multi-project applications, NIH developed The Application Submission System & Interface for Submission Tracking (ASSIST). ASSIST is the web-based system designed to accommodate complexities associated with NIH’s multi-project applications.
Please be aware that the Office of Sponsored Programs will be closed for the following days this winter:
December 24, 2013
December 25, 2013
December 26, 2013
December 31, 2013
January 1, 2014
New Year’s Day
January 20, 2014
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
If there is anything due on these dates, please make sure to present them to the office within five (5) days prior to the due date.
The Office of Sponsored Program from time to time receives inquires for locating information on our website, and we have realized how extensive the website itself has become. We would like to provide you with a brief outline of our site in the hopes that it will make it easier for researchers, faculty, and staff to locate the pertinent information they are seeking.
There are many times when we want to partner with a colleague at another institution on a proposal that they are submitted and a letter of commitment is required. OSP frequently gets requests to sign a letter of commitment at the last minute because it is viewed as something simple just to show our intent.
Since its start up date of July 1, 2013, OSP, while utilizing WVU+kc, has had 742 proposals logged in.
There have been changes made to the Electronic Blue Sheet Approvers List for HSC as of October, 2013. Please visit Updated EBS Approvers List for the updated information.
Please select from the table below the approver(s) required. In addition to the department/center approvers the associated Dean’s office must approve as well as the Office of the Chancellor for Health Sciences. When more than one name is listed, ALL are required approvers.
On July 1, 2013, the Office of Sponsored Programs began using the WVU+kc electronic research administration system to record the submission of proposals, link funded proposals to subsequent awards, record award information, and generate electronic notices of award (green sheets).
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