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Institutional Fact Sheet

Institution Name

Kent State University


Sponsored Programs

Division of Research & Sponsored Programs (RASP)

Sponsored Programs
Delivery/Visitation Address

134 Cartwright Hall (FormerlyAuditoriumBuilding)
650 Hilltop Dr. (Please use entrance on south side of building, facing Terrace Dr.) Click here for directions.

Mailing Address

PO Box 5190

Kent, Ohio 44242-0001

Sponsored Programs Main Telephone


Sponsored Programs FAX


Institutional I.D. Number


Institutional DUNS Number


Employer ID Number (EIN)


CAGE Number




Authorized Institutional Official for Grant Proposals

Lori Burchard, Director, Sponsored Programs,

Post-Award Contact

Beverly Robertson, Administrator, Sponsored Programs

Facility and Administrative Indirect Cost Rate

On-Campus(new agreement date 6/23/2014, effective 7/01/2014):

Research & Instruction:
of Modified Total Direct Costs (MTDC), projects beginning 07/01/2014 - 06/30/2015
49.5% of Modified Total Direct Costs (MTDC),
projects beginning 07/01/2015 - 06/30/2016
50.0% of Modified Total Direct Costs (MTDC),
projects beginning 07/01/2016 - 06/30/2018

Other Sponsored Activities:
of Modified Total Direct Costs (MTDC), projects beginning 07/01/2014 - 06/30/2018

of Modified Total Direct Costs (MTDC), projects beginning 07/01/2014 - 06/30/2018

A detailed description of off-campus indirect cost rates is available from Sponsored Programs.

*MTDC excludes from the base: equipment, capital expenditures, tuition remission, rental of off-site facilities, scholarships, fellowships, and the portion of each subcontract in excess of $25,000

Facility and Administrative Indirect Cost Agreement Date


Cognizant Audit Agency

U.S.Department of Health & Human Services

Human Subjects Assurance #


Human Subjects Review Contact

Paulette Washko, telephone 330-672-2704, email:

Animal Care Assurance #


USDA Reg. # 


Animal Subjects Review Contact

Kevin McCreary, telephone 330-672-8058, email
Paulette Washko, telephone 330-672-2704, email

CHARM, Laboratory Safety, Radiation Safety, Biological Safety and Laboratory Waste Disposal Contact

Tom Bialke, telephone 330-672-4996, email

Conflict of Interest/Mgmt. Plan First Contact

Lori Burchard, Director, Sponsored Programs, telephone 330-672-2070, FAX 330-672-7991, email

Mileage rates and information

Congressional District

13 - Tim Ryan

U.S. Senators

Sherrod Brown
Rob Portman

Ohio House District

75 - Kathleen Clyde   

Ohio Senate District

18 - John Eklund

Institutional Average Fringe Benefit Rates

Full-time and part-time employees:


Full-time employees:


Other rates used for grants/contracts:







14.0%: Retirement benefit
00.5%: Workers compensation
01.5%: Medicare

Health care insurance: $11,110, beginning in 2014. Health insurance is budgeted as a portion of the fringe benefits* based on the percent of time included in a proposal. It is charged to an award based on the percentage of effort charged to the project (e.g. 10% effort charged to the project woudl be $1,111 of health care insurance costs). 

*Fringe benefit rates are budgeted in Coeus using the closest percentage point to reflect all potential benefits for employees in the various classes.  


Fringe benefits budgeted for summer salary of 9-month faculty: 16% (rounded)

Fringe benefits budgeted for Part-Time employees - 16% (rounded) including student employees in some situations.

Fringe benefits for other students - 1% (rounded). Graduate student also receive flat allocation toward health insurance ($1451 for AY 14/15), along with tuition, applicable fees, etc. Check the Bursar’s website for updated tuition and fee information.