Peter Schiffer, Dean for Research: Reminder of the five-day rule for grant proposal submissions
April 2, 2024

Peter Schiffer, Dean for Research, distributed the below memo yesterday regarding the 5-day grant proposal submission timeline.

Should you have any questions, please contact your Grant & Contract Administrator at the Office of Research and Project Administration (ORPA). 

To:       …

Annual COI Disclosure Reporting Reminder
March 12, 2024

On March 4th, all Dean of Faculty Appointees received the below email reminder from Hope Caldwell if they have not yet submitted their annual conflict of interest disclosure. Please direct anyone with questions to Hope prior to the upcoming deadline of March 15th.


Dear Dean of Faculty Appointees:


ORPA Announcement - New Roles & Responsibilities
Jan. 26, 2024

Dear Colleagues,

I am pleased to make an announcement regarding ORPA staff with new roles and responsibilities.

First, I am proud to announce Marianna Korre's promotion to Office Manager, effective February 1. Marianna's journey with ORPA began three years ago as an administrative assistant. Her willingness to go above and…

NSF Releases new Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) NSF 24-1
Jan. 22, 2024

NSF released the new PAPPG effective May 20, 2024. Please review the full summary of changes and the full PDF version to familiarize yourself with all of the upcoming changes.

Princeton Creates Industry Contracting Team
Jan. 16, 2024

A news article by Daniel Day was released from the Office of Corporate Engagement & Foundation Relations (CEFR) today, January 16th, on the industry contracting team operating in the Office of Research and Project Administration (ORPA), in partnership with CEFR.  

The full article is now available on the…

FY23 ORPA Annual Report
Dec. 13, 2023

The FY23 ORPA Annual Report is now available here.

New Federal Funding Restrictions in 2024
Oct. 26, 2023

Dean for Research, Peter Schiffer and Dean of the Faculty, Gene Jarrett, released an email to faculty today (October 26, 2023) regarding malign foreign government talent recruit programs (MFGTRPs).

Dear Colleagues,

We are writing to inform you of new federal rules regarding…

ORPA Welcomes Aaron Collie, Research Data Security Manager
Oct. 25, 2023

ORPA is excited to welcome Aaron Collie, Research Data Security Manager, to the Research Security group of the Office of Research and Project Administration. Aaron officially begins on Monday, October 23, 2023, and will be responsible for developing, managing,…

October 2023 Government Shutdown
Sept. 28, 2023

Dear Colleagues,

As you have likely heard, a federal government shutdown is possible starting Oct. 1. The staff in the Office of the Dean for Research, and specifically the Office of Research and Project Administration (ORPA), together with Sponsored Research Accounting in the Office of the Vice President for Finance and Treasurer,…

Glitches with SciENcv & Available NSF Support
Aug. 28, 2023

As per the National Science Foundation: Effective October 23, 2023, the fillable format will no longer be available or accepted for submission of the biographical sketch and current and pending (other) support sections of an NSF proposal. NSF has been working closely with NIH on enhancing SciENcv and addressing known issues.