Office of Sponsored Research and Emerging Initiatives

The Office of Sponsored Research and Programs (OSRP) facilitates the acquisition of support from governmental sources.  The Office is a One-Stop Shop for grant research, proposal development, proposal submissions and grant management. The team is dedicated to supporting faculty and staff with meeting the University’s current strategic objectives. The team works closely with Project Directors and Principal Investigators to ensure that guidelines for specific grants are followed. OSRP is dedicated to assisting faculty and maintaining strong relationships with governmental funding agencies.


Arnold Burger, PhD
Sr. Vice Provost for Faculty Initiatives
Phone: 615-329-8516
Office: Dubois Hall, Rm 240

Marcia J. Millet, Ed.D.
Director of Sponsored Research and Programs
Phone: 615-329-8624
Office: Talley - Brady Hall, Rm 207

BriAnna Baber
Assistant Director of Sponsored Research
Phone: 615.329.8531
Office: 102 Cravath Hall