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Agreement/MOU Process

In the table below, determine which section and contact is relevant to your agreement needs. Click here for more a detailed description of the various agreement types.

Agreement Type Research-Related Sponsored Academic Affiliation Field Experience Fee for Service Other Technology Transfer Procurement Contracts
Contact Judy Davenport
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Kay Brooks
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Kathryn Dudley
e-mail
Kay Brooks
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Kay Brooks
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Janis Elsner
e-mail
Tony Grayson
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Description Sponsored research grants, contracts, subawards, core facilities Agreements with external entities to support Academic Affairs To support individual field experiences as part of academic training Vanderbilt units providing services to external entities, such as executive development Agreements between academic units and external entities not defined in the other catagories Material transfer agreements, license agreements, etc. To purchase goods or services
Provost's Coordinating Office SPA Assistant Provost for Academic Affairs Academic unit sponsoring field experience Academic unit providing service Assistant Provost for Academic Affairs CTTC May vary depending on contract
Operational Review SPA Varies depending on agreement content Academic unit sponsoring field experience Academic unit providing service Academic unit providing service CTTC Procurement Services
General Counsel Review None if operating within preapproved parameters None if operating within preapproved parameters None if operating within preapproved parameters None if operating within preapproved parameters None if operating within preapproved parameters None if operating within preapproved parameters None if operating within preapproved parameters
Risk Management Review None if operating within preapproved parameters None if operating within preapproved parameters None if operating within preapproved parameters None if operating within preapproved parameters None if operating within preapproved parameters None if operating within preapproved parameters None if operating within preapproved parameters
Provost/Designee Signature Authority SPA Vice Provost(s), Provost, or Chancellor depending on agreement content Academic Dean (for individual experiences), Vice Provost, or Provost Vice Provost(s), Provost, or Chancellor depending on agreement content Varies depending agreement content CTTC Procurement Services
Office of Record - Final Documents SPA Varies depending on which office signed the agreement Academic unit sponsoring practicum Academic unit providing service Varies depending on which office signed the agreement CTTC Procurement Services