VPR MOU for SPA Services

The Vice Provost for Research Memorandum of Understanding clarifies the roles and responsibilities within the Office of the Vice Provost for Research (VPR) in service to each College and unit within Ball State University.

Read the MOU (PDF)

To identify the proposal or grant manager for your unit, use the lists below. Academic Colleges refer to the seven colleges. Administrative refers to all other non-academic units at the University. 

Academic Colleges

CAP Dean’s Office

Department of Architecture

CAP: Indy

Center for Energy Research, Education, and Service (CERES)

Community-Based Projects (CBP)

Department of Construction Management and Interior Design

Institute for Digital Intermedia Arts (IDIA)

Department of Landscape Architecture

Department of Urban Planning

University Design Center (UDC)

For all other CAP units, please contact Maria Bumbalough.

CCIM Dean's Office 

Department of Communication Studies

Center for Emerging Media Design and Development (EMDD)

Center for Information and Communication Sciences (CICS)

Department of Journalism

Department of Telecommunications

For all other CCIM units, please contact Augusta Isley.

CFA Deans Office

School of Art

David Owsley Museum of Art

School of Music

Department of Theatre and Dance

For all other CFA units, please contact Keith Chandler.

CH Dean's Office

Biomechanics Laboratory

Department of Counseling Psychology, Social Psychology, and Counseling

Fisher Institute for Wellness and Gerontology

Human Performance Laboratory

Department of Military Science

Northeast Indiana Area Health Education Center

School of Nursing

School of Kinesiology

Center for Peace and Conflict Studies

Department of Social Work

Department of Nutrition and Health Science

Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology

For all other CH units, please contact Keith Chandler.

CSH Dean’s Office

Department of Anthropology

Applied Anthropology Laboratories (AAL)

Department of Biology – Field Biologies/Environmental

Department of Biology – Lab/Micro/Molecular

Department of Biology – Science Educators

Bowen Center for Public Affairs

Charles W. Brown Planetarium

Department of Chemistry

Department of Computer Science

Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology

Department of English

Department of Geography

Department of History

Department of Mathematical Sciences

Center for Middletown Studies

Department of Modern Languages and Classics

Department of Environment, Geology, and Natural Resources (EGNR)

Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies

Department of Political Science

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Department of Psychological Science

Security and Software Engineering Research Center (S2ERC)

Department of Sociology

Women’s Studies Program

For all other CSH units, contact Sarah Lee.

Honors College

MCOB Dean's Office

Applied Business Studies

Department of Accounting

Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER)

Department of Economics

Department of Finance and Insurance

Department of Information Systems and Operations Management

Department of Marketing

Department of Management

Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute

Indiana Communities Institute (Economic and Community Development)

Institute for the Study of Political Economy

Rural Policy Research Institute (RUPRI)

For all other MCOB units, please contact Mark Combs.

TC Dean’s Office

Center for Economic Education

Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Center for Gifted Studies and Talented Development

Department of Early Childhood, Youth, and Family Studies

Department of Educational Leadership

Department of Educational Psychology

Department of Educational Studies

Department of Elementary Education

Department of Special Education

University Schools:

Office of Charter Schools

Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics, and Humanities

Burris Laboratory School

For all other TC units, please contact Maria Bumbalough.

If you do not see your Academic Unit listed, and for all other Academic Unit inquiries, please contact Senior Proposal Manager, Sarah Lee.

Office of the President

Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs

Academic Advising

Center for Medical Education

Digital Scholarship Lab

The Graduate School

Intensive English Institute

International Programs

Learning Center

Online and Strategic Learning, Division of 

University College

University Libraries

Vice Provost for Academic Affairs

Vice Provost for Research

Virginia B. Ball Center for Creative Inquiry

Division of Business Affairs

Facilities Planning & Management

Business and Auxiliary Services

Emens Auditorium

Working Well/Employee Wellness

Director of Athletics

Intercollegiate Athletics Operations

Office of Community Engagement 

East Central Indiana Small Business Development Center (ECI-SBDC)

Office of Inclusive Excellence

Office of Institutional Research and Decision Support (OIRDS)

Immersive Learning

VP for Enrollment Planning and Management

Financial Aid and Scholarships

VP for Governmental Relations

VP for Information Technology

Indiana Public Radio

University Media Services


Marketing and Communications

VP for Student Affairs

Career Center

Counseling Center

Health, Alcohol, and Drug Education

Multicultural Center

Department of Public Safety / University Police Department

Office of Student Life

If you do not see your Administrative Unit, and for all other Administrative inquiries, please contact Senior Proposal Manager, Augusta Isley