PHILADELPHIA - Pamela S. Caudill has been named executive director of the Office of Research Services at the University of Pennsylvania.
Reporting to the vice president for finance and treasurer and to the vice provost for research, Caudill manages the sponsored research cycle, from the submission of proposals through the completion of final reports. This includes accounting, research administration and dissemination of financial policies related to sponsored research.
"We are thrilled to have Pamela serve in this most important role at Penn," Steven J. Fluharty, vice provost for research, said. "As a university which last year received more than $750 million in sponsored research awards, it is critical to have an accomplished administrator leading our team. With Pamela in this new role we are well positioned to ensure compliance with policies and federal regulations in support of Penn's research community and to serve our mission of pursing ground breaking research at Penn. "
Caudill is an eight-year veteran of Penn, and since 2001 has served as director of pre-award non-financial administration in the Office of Research Services.
A graduate of Brown University, Caudill has extensive experience as a research administrator managing programs in academic and health-care settings.
Information about research at the University of Pennsylvania is available at www.upenn.edu/researchservices.