Who Can Sign Grants and Contracts?

Only those persons authorized to sign grants and contracts can provide a legal binding signature on such documents. Individual faculty and staff are not authorized to provide these signatures.

Who Is an Authorized Representative?

Only an authorized representative can sign certain documents on behalf of the University. Grants and contracts are submitted and negotiated in the University's name; only those persons authorized to sign grants and contracts can provide a legal binding signature. Individual faculty and staff are not authorized to provide these signatures.

Approved Delegations of Authority to sign grants, contracts, and cooperative agreements for the Chancellor and the President (this is who would sign your grant proposal submission, grant contract/agreement, and contracts with external sponsors):

Ms. Charna Howson, Director of Sponsored Programs
287 Rivers Street; PO Box 32174, Room 384
Boone, NC 28608-2174
Email: grants@appstate.edu
Phone: 828-262-7311
Fax: 828-262-2641


Approved Delegations of Authority to sign grants, contracts, and cooperative agreements for the Chief Finance Officer (this is who would sign financial reports for your sponsored projects):

Ms. Amy Roberts, Director of Special Funds Accounting
B.B. Dougherty Administration Building; PO Box 32043
Boone, NC 28608-2043
Email: robertsaj@appstate.edu
Phone: 828-262-6419
Fax: 828-262-6472

 


If your proposal requires a letter of support from the Provost or the Chancellor, please contact the Interim Vice-Provost for Research, Dr. Alan Utter, who will forward your request to the appropriate office.


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