Research Administration and Compliance

The Office of Research Administration and Compliance seeks to enhance discovery and research at Pittsburg State University by assisting faculty, staff and students in developing research activities, searching for external funding opportunities and assisting with the development and submission of funding proposals.  The Office of Research Administration and Compliance also provides research integrity administration including the protection of human research subjects approval process and the investigation of research integrity violations.

For more information regarding research and grants, please contact Cindy Johnson (620) 235-4175, located in 213 Russ Hall.

Grant & Research Support


Project Lifecycle

From funding sources to proposal submission to award closeout, we’re armed with the resources and guidance to support your external proposal projects and research.



Guidance for research proposals involving human research subjects, initiatives for faculty and student research projects, and research colloquiums.



Everything you need to know about the laws and regulations that govern grant and research projects.



Forms & Policies

Research forms and policies can change over time as regulations and requirements adjust, so it’s essential to have the most accurate information. This is the place to find the most up-to-date forms and policies.



Find training requirements, as well as answers to your questions with how-to’s and training sessions (coming soon!). Check back frequently for newly added content.

Research Administration & Compliance Staff

Angela Ashmore
Angela Ashmore
Coordinator of Research Compliance

Phone: (620) 235-4579

Contact Angela Ashmore

Cindy Johnson
Cindy Johnson
Chief Compliance Officer

Phone: (620) 235-4175

Contact Cindy Johnson

Sara Riddle
Sara Riddle
Director of Research Budgets

Phone: (620) 235-6054

Contact Sara Riddle