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KUMC Research Fund Authorizations


To limit number of persons allowed access to funds in order to safeguard the funds and satisfy audit requirements.  

Applies to: 

 The University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC), the KU Medical Center Research Institute, Inc., (KUMCRI), and each of their affiliated entities engaged in the conduct or administration of research supported by KUMC or KUMCRI.

Medical Center, Kansas City
Policy Statement: 

Only the Principal Investigator (PI) and appropriately designated personnel have authority over expenditures and management of funds (Grants, Contracts, Research and Development [R&D] Accounts, Other) held by KUMCRI.   

The Principal Investigator named on the grant is ultimately responsible for assuring all expenditures against the grant are in compliance with sponsor and KUMCRI policies and procedures.


Complete and submit a KUMCRI  authorization form designating signature authority: http://www2.kumc.edu/researchinstitute/fas/asp/authorization_form.asp

Exclusions or Special Circumstances: 

In an emergency, a department chair, dean or other administrator of the KUMC may have access to the grant funds with the approval of the Executive Vice Chancellor.


Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Administration: 913-588-5436
Director of Sponsored Programs Administration: 913-588-1261

Approved by: 
Vice Chancellor for Research
Approved on: 
Friday, February 1, 2008
Effective on: 
Friday, February 1, 2008
Review Cycle: 
Annual (As Needed)
Authorizations, management of funds, accounts, expenditures, grant
Review, Approval & Change History: 

05/06/2016: Removed Date Last Reviewed
04/18/2016: Uploaded into Policy Library
07/09/2015: Revised to updated contacts
02/01/2009: Revised
02/01/2008: Original


Research and Sponsored Projects Category: 
Research and Sponsored Projects

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