Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences


About the Office of Research

The Office of Research (OOR) in THCAS supports faculty in their search for external grant funding for research and related activities. The OOR is at the front line to provide pre-award and post-award customer service. Pre-award assistance includes dissemination of funding opportunities, preparation and training of PIs on budgets and proposal development, coordinating intending subcontractors, coordinating panel reviews of draft proposals and external grant-getting professionals, developing compliant grant application packages,  and communicating ECU policies and federal updates, rules, and regulations. Post-award assistance includes oversight of grant expenditures and budget, ensuring compliance with both internal and external policies and procedures, reviewing terms and conditions of awards with investigators, assisting in hiring grant personnel, timely requests of project extensions, developing spending plans, assisting in award close-out and to provide training to post-award personnel.

Cindy Putnam-Evans, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Research     328-4395  


Scott Jamieson
Post-award Manager 737-5178

Gina Betcher, MFA
Pre-award Manager     737-4389