2.5.3 - College/School Dean or Division Head


The dean of the PI/PD’s college or school (or division head of non-academic unit) is the responsible party at the college/school/division level; or, if co-PIs/PDs are involved from different schools, the respective deans (or division heads) are the responsible parties at this level. Their responsibilities include the following:

  • Review proposal for consistency with college/school/division and university missions,
  • Review planned project to address availability and commitment of college/school/division support services, including time, space, and finances
  • Assure that all department/unit and college/school/division obligations, as delineated in the proposal, will be met
  • Indicate concurrence with proposal by signing the UM Transmittal Sheet (including signing any cost-sharing commitments)