Frequently Requested Data

The Authorized Signer for the University: The Vice Provost must sign all proposals, contracts and agreements for external funding, prior to submission.  The Office of Sponsored Programs will obtain these signatures.

Category USD Contact
University Authorized Signer (SO) Associate Provost for Research Administration
Eileen K. Fry-Bowers, PhD, JD
Hughes Center 212B
(619) 260-2964
Administrative Official (AO) to be notified in case an award is made or for other non-accounting administrative needs
Director, Office of Sponsored Programs
Traci Merrill, CRA
University Modular Office 3, 330
(619) 260-6825
USD Cognizant Federal Agency (F&A and Fringe Benefits Rates)

Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
Representative: Karen Wong, Director
90 7th Street
Suite 4-600
San Francisco, CA 94103-6705
Phone: (415) 437-7820

Indirect Cost Rate 40.0% Salaries and Wages
Estimated Fringe Benefit Rates Finance Office
Frequently Asked Questions - Finance Office - University of San Diego
U.S. Congressional Districts CA-52