Dear Colleagues:

Please join us for the next Quality Research Administration Meeting on Tuesday, May 14th at 1:30 pm at the UCI Student Center in Emerald Bay B.

The agenda is as follows:

1:30pm – 2:15pm     SPA Update

Federal Update

Kuali Coeus Update

Costing Principles and Practices-Case Studies and Best Practices

 2:15p – 3:30pm                 Negotiated Salary Program

 The Negotiated Salary program session will be an interactive session that will provide an overview of the program and guidance for budgeting the negotiated salary component in proposal budgets. We would like for representative from each School that is participating in the Negotiated Salary program to share their School’s procedures for implementation of the program at the QRAM. Please forward the name of the presenter for your School to no later than 5pm, Monday, May 13th.

 We would also like for attendees to submit their questions for Sponsored Projects and Contract and Grant Accounting regarding the Negotiated Salary program in advance of the QRAM so that we can provide responses and guidance. The deadline for submission of questions is 5pm, Wednesday, May 8th. Questions should be submitted to

 We look forward to seeing you at the QRAM!

Nancy Lewis
Director, Sponsored Projects
Sponsored Projects Administration