Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
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Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
Morehead State University
901 Ginger Hall
Morehead, KY 40351
Fax: 606.783.2130


The ORSP Mission is to provide leadership, information, direction, and technical assistance to MSU faculty, staff and students in their pursuit of excellence in research, public service, and lifelong learning.



  1. Pre-Award Administration: To encourage, facilitate and enhance external grant/contract funding in support of MSU's instructional, research, and public service mission.
  2. Research Integrity and Compliance: To ensure compliance with all federal, state, university, and agency regulations and laws regarding the responsible conduct of research (e.g., conflict of interest, misconduct in research, etc.), research involving human and animal subjects (e.g., IRB, IACUC), the protection of intellectual property, as well as university representations, certifications, and contractual terms.
  3. Research Enhancement: To encourage and support the development and maintenance of high quality research, scholarship, and other creative activities of faculty and students to enhance the academic and intellectual culture of the University.