Research Administrative Services
Research Administrative Services (RAS) in the Office of Research provides a comprehensive array of support services for faculty and staff as they pursue and manage external funding projects. RAS functions as the steward Howard University’s research and sponsored programs portfolio. It is the role of the RAS staff to ensure that all research and sponsored programs proposals and projects comply with university, federal, and sponsor regulations, policies, and procedures. RAS is comprised of teams that provide faculty and staff with expertise in the following areas: pre award, post award, contract, and compliance. Other areas in the office, provide functional support.