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Office of Sponsored Projects & Research

Putnam Science Center

Contacts

Penny Miceli

Penny J. Miceli, PhD, CRA
Director, OSPR
pmiceli@keene.edu
603-358-2427 (phone)
603-358-2939 (fax)

Certified by the Research Administrators Certification Council since 2006, Penny is experienced in administering sponsored projects from “cradle to grave.” She is a member of the National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA) and the Society of Research Administrators International (SRA). Penny leads the long-range strategic planning efforts around sponsored projects and research, strategic partnerships at the national, regional and state level in support of those efforts, capacity building, and institutional research compliance.

Contact Penny for questions relating to:

  • Institutional strategic planning around sponsored projects and research
  • National, Regional, and State-wide partnerships to advance sponsored projects and research
  • Translating federal compliance requirements into institutional policy and procedures
  • Award review, negotiation, and recommendation for acceptance
  • Intellectual Asset Management (intellectual property issues, technology transfer and commercialization)
  • The Indirect Cost Reinvestment Grant Program
  • Coordination with the Business Office to ensure appropriate institutional operations and infrastructure are in place to support award lifecycle management
  • Coordination of OSPR efforts with those of the Division of Advancement where appropriate
  • Research Integrity issues. Penny is KSC's Research Integrity Officer, and anyone with a concern about potential research misconduct may consult with her privately. (603-358-2427; pmiceli@keene.edu)

Janet Albarado

Janet Albarado, CRA
Associate Director, OSPR
janet.albarado@keene.edu
603-358-2780 (phone)
603-358-2939 (fax)

Janet is a Certified Research Administrator specializing in proposal and budget development for federal, state, and private sponsors. A member of the National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA), she adopts a lifecycle approach to pre-award management to ensure compliance with sponsor and institutional guidelines. Janet supports faculty with all aspects of the pre-award process, providing editorial as well as technical guidance.

Contact Janet for questions relating to:

  • Funding opportunity consultation
  • Management of proposal and budget development for external sponsors
  • Preparation of external grant proposals, including applications to federal agencies
  • Interpretation of KSC grant policies and procedures
  • Adherence to federal regulations pertaining to grants
  • Interpretation of sponsored research compliance policies
  • Oversight of OSPR training and outreach
  • Coordination with the Business Office to ensure proper award lifecycle management
  • Review of initial award and facilitation of award negotiation by OSPR Director

Susan Ericson-West

Susan Ericson-West, MEd
Grants Administrator
swest@keene.edu
603-358-2046 (phone)
603-358-2939 (fax)

Susie has completed specialized training in sponsored projects administration through the National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA). She coordinates most of OSPR’s internal grant programs, and specializes in locating external funding opportunities for faculty projects.

Contact Susie for questions relating to:

  • Faculty Development Grant Program
  • Adjunct Faculty Development Grant Program
  • Undergraduate Research and Creative Grants Program
  • Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program
  • PAT Professional Development Grants Program

Funding Search issues, including:

  • Custom Funding Searches
  • Training in the use of SPIN or other funding opportunity databases
  • Assistance in setting up automated alerts customized to your interests
  • Class presentations (undergraduate) regarding grants

Other Campus Partners

Human Subjects IRB Chair:
Stephen Clark sjclark@keene.edu
Rhodes Hall 232
603-358-2899 Mailstop 3400

Financial Post Award Issues:
Audrey Arsenault
Grants and Contracts Administrator
Business Office
aarsenault@keene.edu
Fiske Annex 35
603-358-2479
Mailstop 1603

Animal Welfare IACUC Chair:
Scott Strong
sstrong@keene.edu
Science Center 328
603-358-2093
Mailstop 2001

Chemical/Biological Safety Contact:
Sylvie Rice
Environment, Health & Safety Manager
Physical Plant
srice2@keene.edu
Elliot Center 056
603-358-2879
Mailstop 2502


Contact the Office of Sponsored Projects and Research

Office of Sponsored Projects and Research
Susan Ericson-West
Grant and Contract Administrator
603-358-2046

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