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Division of Academic Affairs


University Initiatives under the direction of the Provost supports the development of major funding proposals.

To see answers to the most frequently asked questions or a list of the major grant awards supported through this office, use the links on the left.

University Initiatives provides enhanced support for the development of major funding proposals. Generally, a major proposal is for $1 million or more. If you would like to request support for a major funding proposal, please contact Dr. Gil Harootunian, Executive Director, University Initiatives. Dr. Harootunian is the POC for grants initiatives in the Provost’s Office to streamline communication and ensure timely attention to your requests.


Phone number: 559.278.4850