Office of Research & Sponsored Programs
Ferris Library for Information, Technology and Education (FLITE)
Ferris State University
1010 Campus Drive, FLITE 410 D & F
Big Rapids, MI 49307
"The future progress of the world depends to no small degree upon research, and it is through research that science and invention have made marvelous progress; in fact, more progress in the last 75 years than in all previous centuries."
-Woodbridge N. Ferris, U.S. Senate, 1928 undelivered address
The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) will create an outstanding climate of support for Ferris State University faculty, staff and students, with emphasis on promoting the teacher-scholar model.
It is the mission of the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs to enhance and facilitate the ability of faculty, staff, and students to develop and achieve their goals as teacher-scholars in research, education, and service delivery through successful competition for internal and external funding.
The mission is accomplished while maintaining responsible stewardship of sponsored projects as directed by the values of our office and the applicable federal, state, and agency regulations and policies. By collaborating with key stakeholders, the ORSP:
The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs provides leadership, direction, and management of campus wide research administration, infrastructure and services, and oversees the operations of the following units:
Director, Research & Sponsored Programs
Research Integrity & Compliance Officer