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UA Office of Research Administration

The ORA is located in the historic Polsky Building in downtown Akron, between S. Main and S. High Streets. We have a secure entrance from E. State Street (on the south side of the building).  University parking is available in the Polsky deck and in Lot #66. Also, city of Akron metered parking is usually available on State Street.

ORA Mailing Address, Location Info

U.S. Mail

The University of Akron

Office of Research Administration

Akron, OH  44325-2102

Campus Mail ORA +2102
Campus Location

Polsky Building, Suite 284

until February 7, 2019

Driving (GPS) Address

225 S. Main Street, Suite 284

Akron, OH  44308

ORA Contact Information

Telephone:

330-972-7666

Fax:

330-972-4850

Home page:

www.uakron.edu/research/ora

College/Unit Department(s) Pre-Award

Financial (Post-Award)

BCAS Biology Becky Campbell Vivian Campbell
All Others Becky Campbell Kim Kemp
CAST All

During transition and training,

contact Emily Njus

Vivian Campbell
CBA All

During transition and training,

contact Emily Njus

Vivian Campbell
LJFFCOE All

During transition and training,

contact Emily Njus

Kim Kemp
ENG Biomedical Becky Campbell Vivian Campbell
Chemical & Biomolecular

Jennifer Miller

Vivian Campbell

Civil

Emily Njus Kim Kemp
Electrical & Computer

Jennifer Miller

Vivian Campbell
Dean's Office

Jennifer Miller

Vivian Campbell
Mechanical 

Jennifer Miller

Stephanie McElfresh
CHP All Becky Campbell Kim Kemp
CPSPE All Emily Njus Stephanie McElfresh

Law

All

During transition and training,

contact Emily Njus

Vivian Campbell

Wayne

All

During transition and training,

contact Emily Njus

Kim Kemp

Williams Honors College

All

During transition and training,

contact Emily Njus

Kim Kemp

Student Success

Academic Achievement

Upward Bound

Emily Njus Vivian Campbell

Other Units

All Emily Njus Kim Kemp

Name Ext. Email

Contact Emily Njus during transition/training  

  • CAST:      all 
  • CBA:        all 
  • LJFFCOE: all 
  • LAW:       all 
  • WAYNE:  all
  • HONORS: all 

Campbell, Becky, Sr. Grant Coordinator (pre-award)

  • BCAS:  all 
  • COE:   Biomedical 
  • CHP:    all 
8073 rac2@uakron.edu

Campbell, Vivian, Grant Accountant (post-award)

  • BCAS:  Biology
  • CAST:  all 
  • CBA:    all 
  • COE:   Biomedical, CBE, ECE, and Dean's Office
  • LAW:   all 
  • Upward Bound
  • Academic Achievement
  • CIGAs for the above units
8128 vgc1@uakron.edu

Davis, Ross, Grant Accountant (post-award)

6459 rdd14@uakron.edu

Evans, Kathee, Asst. to AVP/Coordinator

8579 krs1@uakron.edu
Hergenrather, Diane, Research Billing Systems Analyst 6816 dhergen@uakron.edu

Kemp, Kim, Sr. Grant Accountant (post-award)

  • BCAS:       all  (except Biology)
  • CHP:         all
  • LJFFCOE:  all  
  • COE:         Civil 
  • WAYNE:    all 
  • HONORS:  all
  • Other Units
  • CIGAs for the above units
6608 ksw9@uakron.edu

McElfresh, Stephanie, Mgr. Financial Research Administration

  • COE:  Mechanical 
  • CPSPE:  all
  • CIGAs for the above units
2461 smcelfresh@uakron.edu

Miller, Jennifer, Sr. Grants Coordinator 

  • COE: CBE, ECE, Mechanical, and Dean's Office
  • all internships/CIGAs
7694 jmiller1@uakron.edu

Njus, Emily, Mgr. Pre-Award Research Administration 

  • COE:    Civil 
  • CPSPE: all 
  • Academic Achievement
  • Upward Bound
  • Other Units
2760

emily@uakron.edu

Rodgers, Christie, Mgr. Fiscal Research Administration

8450

kulig@uakron.edu

Watkins, Kathryn, Assistant Vice President for Research

6764 kwatkin@uakron.edu

Student Assistant, general office and pre-award

  • Brittany Grabow
7666 RschSrvsGA8@uakron.edu

Student Assistants, general office and post-award

  • Alyssa Reese
7774 RschSrvsGA9@uakron.edu