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Office of Research & Sponsored Programs

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Welcome - About ORSP

Our Mission

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs assists faculty and staff in seeking and managing research grants, contracts, and other extramural funding.  ORSP serves as applicant, contract negotiator, and signatory authority for the University in such matters, and provides grant accounting services once an award is made.

ORSP Leadership

Michael Hastings is Director of the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs and the University of Maine’s Authorized Institutional Representative.  In this capacity, Director Hastings has the authority to submit applications or proposals, negotiate, execute, and otherwise obligate the University on the resulting grants, cooperative agreements, or contracts for sponsored projects.

ORSP Administration

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs is organized into four functional areas:

Contact information for ORSP staff by functional area can be found on our  Staff Directory.

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Contact Information

Office of Research & Sponsored Programs
5717 Corbett Hall
Orono, Maine 04469-5717
Phone: 207-581-1484 | Fax: 207-581-1446
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
A Member of the University of Maine System