Catalyst: Membership

by on December 13, 2016

Sign up by March 30, 2017 and receive a 17% Discount on the May 7-10th section meeting in Nashville! Plus, this year we have a NEW opportunity for members with a section competition and many other awards. Stay tuned for further information.... Read more

Tagged with: Midwest Section, Southern Section

by Catherine Church on December 12, 2016

The 22nd Annual Meeting for the Virginia Chapter of the Society of Research Administrators, International, will be held on Friday, June 9, 2017. We are excited to be returning to the lovely campus of Christopher Newport University in Newport News for this year’s chapter meeting.... Read more

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by William F. Hoffman, Jr. on December 12, 2016

The Northeast Section will begin the election process for new officers (President-elect and Treasurer) beginning in early 2017. Please consider running for an office….for Section needs you!!... Read more

Tagged with: Elections, Northeast Section

by SRA International on December 6, 2016

The Midwest Section of SRA International needs your leadership. We are seeking candidates for the positions of President-Elect and Secretary. Candidates must be full members of SRA International and in good standing within the states of: MN, WI, IA, IL, MI, IN, OH, ND, SD, NE, KS, and MO.... Read more

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by SRA International on November 29, 2016

SRA International is partnering with AmazonSmile. This is a simple and automatic way for you to support your research management educational organization – Society of Research Administrators International, while making your holiday purchases (and purchases throughout the year). The donations from AmazonSmile will be used to support the SRA International Annual Meeting scholarship and other SRA International initiatives.... Read more

by on November 27, 2016

We live and work in a world of constant and considerable change. Some transitions can feel threatening and overwhelming, other changes can feel like the world has opened up its oysters to surpass our greatest positive dreams. But whether we perceive a change as positive or negative, one thing is true of all changes – each brings opportunity.... Read more

by Tonya Edvalson on November 22, 2016

I have just passed the half-way mark through my role as the President of the Western Section and I must say it has been an experience of a lifetime. I have learned so much about myself through this process. I have learned so much about my colleagues – their roles at their institutions, their challenges at work, their successes, and how much they have to offer everyone around them... Read more

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by Tonya Edvalson on November 21, 2016

The US Funding Systems Study tour took place in and around Washington D.C. on October 17th -21st. A diverse group of twelve international research administrators and managers had signed up for the tour, all with different backgrounds and expectations, but with the common aim of furthering international collaboration.... Read more

Tagged with: 2016 Annual Meeting, US Study Tour

by Debra Shaller-Demers on November 19, 2016

Dr. Aurali Dade, former Assistant Vice President Research Compliance at George Mason University (GMU) will lead a new unit as Associate Vice President for Research Development, Integrity and Assurance (RDIA).... Read more

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by Gloria W. Greene on November 15, 2016

We would like to give a special shout-out to our Volunteer coordinator, Cathy Seay-Ostrowski, University of Michigan and Site Host, Neal Hunt, Vanderbilt University, who along with the committee co-chairs are working hard and fast to ensure an informative, fun filled meeting next year. We are very excited about our Keynote Speaker, Erin Koshut, Director of Cummings Research Park (CRP) in Huntsville, AL.... Read more

Tagged with: Midwest Section, Southern Section