Our Mission

OSP's mission is to provide leadership in research administration, support the research endeavors of University faculty, ensure the responsible stewardship of research funding, and oversee the submission of proposals and the negotiation and acceptance of awards by the University according to State, University and sponsor regulations.


Office of Sponsored Programs

carruthers hall


Box 800793, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4833

Physical Address: Caruthers Hall, 1001 N Emmet Street, Charlottesville, VA

Main Phone: 

434-924-4270 Answered 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday



Research Leadership Team & Organizational Chart


Stewart Craig

Stewart Craig

Executive Director of the Office of Sponsored Programs       

Authorized Organizational Representative

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MaryBeth Spaulding

Assistant Director of Pre-Award
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MaryBeth Spalding
Urmila Bajaj

Urmila Bajaj

Director of Post Award
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Vonda Durrer

Senior Director of Electronic Research Administration
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Vonda Durrer