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Office of Research, Grants, and Sponsored Programs (ORGSP)

Our Mission

The ORGSP is dedicated to providing the supportive infrastructure needed to increase the overall number and types of externally funded grants and ensure the proper management and oversight of new and established awards that fully represent the mission statement and historical integrity of Lincoln Memorial University.

Our Vision

The vision of the ORGSP is for the application process and the post-award management of all LMU sponsored programs and grants to be effectively integrated into the university's financial and academic management systems. The office provides sound guidance and accurate information regarding appropriate funding opportunities. The office ensures the university excels in the stewardship of its sponsors resources.


The ORGSP is formally charged with providing services to faculty and staff for securing and managing external support from federal, state, and other sources. Learn more about ORGSP outcome goals.
  •   Goal 1
    Guide external funding opportunities through the proposal and application process to support scholastic distinction, student success, and community development.
  •   Goal 2
    Provide research infrastructure for the campus community.
  •   Goal 3
    Facilitate continuing education and collaboration opportunities for faculty, staff, and students.
  •   Goal 4
    Support campus efforts for scholarly activity and research.
  •   Goal 5
    Protect the University's interests as relates to external funding by abiding with sponsor specifications as well as federal and state laws.