Research Team

The OSP team’s highest priority is to continue to build and nurture relationships with members of the USD community so that mutually we can build strong proposals that result in external funding, and together, celebrate the successful growth of the University’s diverse programs. 

One of the primary responsibilities of OSP is to stay up-to-date on many legal, governmental, organizational, and sponsor regulations and guidelines that affect compliance within a research enterprise.  For this reason, OSP staff members participate in a variety of professional organizations in the field of research administration.  OSP is currently a member of the following organizations:

  • Inter-Mountain University Research Administrators (IMURA)
  • National Council of Research Administrators (NCURA)
  • National Organization of Research Development Professionals (NORDP)
  • Evisions Cayuse SP Customer Advisory Board

OSP also participates as members on the following USD committees in order to provide perspective and expertise:

  • Institutional Review Board (IRB)
  • University Research Council
  • Compliance Oversight Committee
  • College Connections Committee