Responsibilities include administration of the RGI (Research Growth Initiative®) awards, FRACAS (Faculty Research and Creative Activities Support) Awards, Arts and Humanities Research Travel Awards, Graduate Student Travel Awards, and professional development workshops.
The Office of Administrative and Financial Services manages and administers all personnel activities and procedures related to classified, unclassified, and student staff employed in the Graduate School, in its organized research units, or on Graduate School funds.
AFS is also responsible for the development, planning and implementation of the annual and biennial budget, and the ongoing monitoring and oversight of expenditures for Graduate School 101, 107, 128, 133, 136, 144, 150, 181, and 403 funds. Additionally, the office provides liaison to other campus units, including the Department of Human Resources, the Equity/Diversity Services Office, the Labor Relations Office, Business and Financial Services, and any campus unit receiving fiscal support from the Graduate School.
Assistant Dean for Administrative and Financial Services