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A message from Todd Haggerty

Nov. 1, 2022

Since arriving on October 17, I have been blown away by the warm welcome I have received. I’ve been able to meet a lot of people in person and on Zoom. For those I haven’t been able to meet, I look forward to engaging with you soon. The warm welcome and open reception I have received has only underscored why I am so excited to join CU Boulder.

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Helpful tips and reminders about information management

Nov. 1, 2022

Over the past few years, we’ve learned a lot of valuable lessons from our work with sponsors, internal and external auditors, and campus partners for managing information. Refresh your knowledge with these helpful tips and reminders.

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Use these HR/GL payroll reporting tools to verify payroll funding

Nov. 1, 2022

These tools provide departments with an excellent way to proactively review payroll activities and potentially reduce the number of payroll expense transfers needed to properly report activities on sponsored research.

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Find out how benefits are impacted by PETs

Nov. 1, 2022

Payroll expense transfers (PETs) are after-the-fact transfers to move salaries between speedtypes, projects and within awards. Find out how fringe benefits might be impacted by a PET and what happens if you move pay that is over a year old.

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New sensitive expenditure report for sponsored projects

Oct. 3, 2022

This report will allow department users to monitor potentially unallowable expenditures on externally funded awards and will help reduce audit risk by listing the expenditures with account codes that are considered higher risk.

Three ways to find your grant accountant

Oct. 3, 2022

Looking for the name of the grant accountant assigned to your sponsored project/speedtype (fund 30/31/33)? Here is a quick guide on how to find them.

New page for PIs and details about FY23 fringe rates

Oct. 3, 2022

In last month’s newsletter, we announced that there is a new page that was launched for PIs and campus research administrators to view invoices for their research awards. In addition, for those that were unable to attend Tuesday Talks on September 20, we had a great discussion about FY23 fringe rates which have not yet been approved.

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A message from Alexa Van Dalsem and David Scarbeary-Simmons

Oct. 3, 2022

The Office of Contracts and Grants and the Research Financial Services staff in the Campus Controller's Office have been working on several initiatives with significant campus input and support. We are pleased to share updates on some of the amazing work that took place in FY22 and what’s up next for our collaborative efforts in the coming months.

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Campus collaboration leads to great strides in research accounting practices

Oct. 3, 2022

The efforts of stakeholders in Research Financial Services, the Office of Contracts and Grants, institutes and departments across the campus have led to an abundance of new and improved resources.

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A message from Patricia Santiago

Sept. 1, 2022

Since joining the Campus Controller’s Office as assistant director of fiscal compliance, I have been thrilled to dive into diverse compliance projects, like internal risk reviews and external regulatory reporting.

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