Katherine Clark, associate director for grants and contracts management, is responsible for supporting principal investigators in the administration of their sponsored projects. She negotiates grants and contracts on behalf of RIT. Kate is also responsible for keeping abreast of any new or proposed changes in sponsor regulations. She manages data on funded projects in RIT's Coeus system. Kate provides support to all units of RIT that have sponsored projects.
Kate also acts as a liaison between sponsors and principal investigators. She provides assistance in interpreting agreement terms and conditions, meeting report deadlines, and negotiating agreements. She also assists principal investigators with compliance with the RIT Research Oversight Policy.