NCURA May Campus Newsletter

National Council of University Research Administrators

May 2023 Campus Liaison Newsletter

See what the world’s first and largest association for

research administrators has to offer!

Supporting Research…together 

NCURA’s 65th Annual Meeting Registration is Now Open – Register today!

Register Here – I’m in. Let’s go!
Hotel and Travel Information

NCURA AM65 Volunteer Opportunities

Learn More about AM65 Volunteer Opportunities

Commit to Learning in 2023- Register for an NCURA Virtual & In Person Workshop!

In Person

June 5-7, 2023

Contracts Workshop: Denver, CO

June 5-7,2023

Level I: Fundamentals of Sponsored Project Administration Workshop: Denver, CO

June 5-7, 2023

Level II: Sponsored Projects Administration-Critical Issues in Research Administration (SPAII) Workshop: Denver, CO


June 12-15, 2023

Level I: Fundamentals of Sponsored Project Administration Workshop

June 26-29, 2023

Departmental Research Administration Workshop

Register Today 
The “New Member with Dues” fee is LESS than the “Non-Member” fee!

Online Education – NCURA Webinars

Learning at your Fingertips!

Cost Transfers: Evaluating your Current Procedures to Mitigate Risk

May 22, 2023

2:00 – 3:30 pm EST * Webinar

3:35 – 4:30 pm EST * After the Show * Talk with the Faculty Directly!

Unlimited Free Additional Logins for Your Institution Register Today

Featured Magazine Article from the March/April NCURA Magazine

2023 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Webinar Series

The 2023 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Free Webinar Series

is now available on our YouTube channel here!

Sponsored Research Administration: A Guide to Effective Strategies and Recommended Practices

This comprehensive reference covers all major areas of sponsored research with more than 20 chapters written by leading experts.

The 2500+ page publication includes:

  • Essential principles and practices of the profession
  • Sample policies and procedures
  • Practical tools
  • Extensive supplementary materials

The guide is a vital compendium for sponsored programs personnel, department/college/school-level administrators, and staff at smaller institutions who manage sponsored research “on the side.” It is an excellent on-boarding tool for newcomers to sponsored research. It serves as an excellent comprehensive resource for those preparing for the Certified Research Administrator (CRA) exam.

Our profession is about adapting to ever-changing regulations. The Guide is your premier professional resource to help you effectively manage the entire grant lifecycle.

Get Now
Featured Video of the Month

Examples of Current & Pending Support Communications and Outreach

Ft. Jennifer Rodis, University of Wisconsin – Madison

Check out our channel for more weekly informative YouTube videos covering hot topics in the profession!
NCURA advances the profession of research administration through education and professional development programs, the sharing of knowledge and experiences, and by fostering a diverse, collegial, and respected global community.

Keeping up with the latest trends and best practices, while ensuring that you remain compliant with federal regulations, is essential to both you and your organization’s success.

Become a member and begin your journey with NCURA today!
Featured Sample Policies and Procedures

“No Need to Reinvent the Wheel”

Institutional Community Engagement & Health Equity

Baylor University

Distribution of Recovered Facilities and Administrative Costs

Mississippi State University

Effort Reporting

Duke University

Visit Collaborate for over 250 Sample Policies and Procedures!
Bring NCURA To Your Organization – Virtually!
Interested in bringing one of NCURA’s Virtual Workshops to your Organization? Your whole team and your neighboring institutions can all participate from wherever they are!

Reach out to Maurita Howerton at to find out more details!

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