mEET THE STAFF

The staff of the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs assists in securing external funds for student success initiatives, high-impact learning practices, professional development and community engagement opportunities, and scholarly activities.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND SPONSORED PROGRAMS

479-964-0583 (Ext: 4593)

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Job Duties

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Julie Ennis

 Julie Ennis

 Grant Coordinator 

    479-968-0398 (Ext: 2678)
    jennis7@atu.edu

Julie began working for the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs in 2021. Prior to joining the ATU family, Julie spent four years developing grant contracts for the Arkansas Department of Human Services and four years in grant post-award at the University of Central Arkansas. She enjoys reading, waterfall hunting, walking and spending time with her family.

  Job Duties

  • Assists faculty with grant budget development
  • Grant post-award – Invoicing, Financial reporting, Award close-out, Time & Effort reporting
  • Facilitator for the Institutional Review Board and Professional Development Grants
  • Review and submit grant proposals
   

 

 

 

Toni Johnson

 Toni Johnson

ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST III

  479-968-0398 (Ext: 2675)
  tjohnson132@atu.edu

Toni began working for the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs in January 2022.  Prior to joining the ATU family, Toni worked at the Dover School District for 15 years as an Administrative Assistant.  Toni enjoys spending time with her family and friends.  Some of her favorite activities include fishing, traveling and spending time with her husband JJ.  She and JJ have three children and two grandchildren.

  Job Duties

  • Post Award
  • Surf Grants
  • Professional Development Grants
  • Assist Faculty with Grant Applications
  • Administrative Duties
 
                                                                

Myra Rollans

 Grant Coordinator 

   479-968-0398 (Ext: 2313)
   mrollans2@atu.edu

  Job Duties

  • Assists faculty with grant budget development
  • Grant post-award – Invoicing, Financial reporting, Award close-out, Time & Effort reporting
  • Facilitator for the Institutional Review Board and Professional Development Grants
  • Review and submit grant proposals
 
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