MISSION

To provide professional administrative and accounting support to the faculty, staff and students who are involved in various research activities at Texas Southern University. 

   
OVERVIEW

Research Financial Services is a department within the Office of Research, which functions as an accounting, as well as, an administrative office. This office is responsible for the post-award administration of grants, contracts, cooperative agreements, and all other forms of sponsored programs awarded to the University.

 

 PRE-AWARD SERVICES
  • Coordinating the preparation and negotiation of the University's Facilities and Administrative (F&A) Cost Rate
  • Assisting in the preparation and the review of proposal expenditure budgets for correct F&A rates
  • Cost sharing funds identification
  • Verifying accuracy of budget calculations. 
  
 
POST-AWARD SERVICES
  • Training and assisting Principal Investigators, Project Directors, and their Administrative Staff regarding fiscal policies and procedures
  • Establishing General Ledger (G/L) fund numbers in the Banner System for each sponsored project
  • Budget set up and approval
  • Budget transfers
  • Compliance review of all transactions on grants and contracts
  • Monitoring cash position
  • Preparing and submitting Financial Status Reports (FSR's)
  • The close-out of all sponsored projects

   

 STAFF

   
Diane W. Lewis, MBA

  
Director
 

 

Hannah Hall, Suite 142  /  713-313-7876  /  713-313-7373 (Fax)

 

NAME
TITLE
PHONE
EMAIL
Wilford Davis
Assistant Director
(713) 313-7875
davis_wg@tsu.edu
Hui Mei Yen
Sr. Grant Accountant
(713) 313-7112
ngan_hm@tsu.edu
Dantes Davis
Grant Accountant
(713) 313-7039
davis_dd@tsu.edu
Ramona Lewis
Sr. Administrative Asst.
(713) 313-7020
lewisrr@tsu.edu