Office of Sponsored Programs

About Us


The mission of the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) is to promote and provide support services to the research enterprise at UVI and facilitate the success of the university research community in innovative research, scholarly, instructional, and service pursuits to positively enhance the U.S. Virgin Islands and the wider Caribbean. The office also protects the interest of UVI, departments, faculty, staff, and students by ensuring compliance with sponsor rules and regulations. 

Services Offered

The OSP supports and provides resource for faculty, staff, and students who wish to pursue research and other sponsored activities. The OSP responsibilities include the following functions, activities, and services:

OSP Responsibilities
  • Identifying and pursuing new research initiatives and opportunities
  • Proposal Development and Review
  • Proposal Submission & Post-Award Management
  • Review and Negotiation of Awards and Agreements
  • Monitoring compliance with federal regulations, VI Government regulations, and institutional policies
  • Developing and providing education and training programs related to sponsored programs

Meet the Team

Name Title Email/Phone
General Email
Mindy Solivan Director
Diahann Ryan Assistant Director, Research Compliance
Maria Joy Edwards Grant Specialist

Office of Sponsored Programs Location 

Orville E. Kean Campus 
 Laverne E. Ragster Administration and Conference Center 
2nd Floor Room 224