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Post-Award Management

The Office of Sponsored Programs, Post-Award Management Team interacts with faculty and staff who have received external funding from federal, private, state and local sponsors.


The Post-Award Management Team is responsible for maintaining accounting control over all University restricted accounts, including the post-award administration of sponsored activities and monitoring funded accounts. The Post-Award Management Team serves as an information source for the campus community and external agencies.


The primary services provided by the Post-Award Management Team include the following:

  • Establish restricted WBS Elements for sponsored project accounts.
  • Generate accurate and timely financial reports/invoices for federal, state, and local sponsored activities.
  • Enter restricted budgets for restricted WBS Elements and process campus notifications.
  • Prepare deposit transactions for funds received to support sponsored activities.
  • Process cash requests to fund letter-of-credit accounts.
  • Monitor restricted account deficit balances and assist in their resolution.
  • Provide information relative to allowable costs within the guidelines of various sponsors.
  • Serve as campus liaison for the Faculty and Staff Effort Certification System, including the provision of monthly training.
  • Provide training for campus personnel relative grant and contract reporting.

Post-Award Management Team

Brenda Murrell, MBA, CICA
Associate Vice Chancellor for Research, Office of Sponsored Programs
Phone: 901.448.4889
Fax: 901.448.7775
Debra Wallace
Sponsored Program Analyst
Phone: 901.448.1668
Cina Thomas
Assistant Director
Phone: 901.448.4732
Jamila Jenkins
Sponsored Programs Analyst
Harry Green
Financial Coordinator
Phone: 901.448.9686
Alexandra Salter
Sponsored Program Analyst
Phone: 901.448.4816
Janet Jackson
Sponsored Program Analyst
Phone: 901.448.2152
Yin Su
Sponsored Programs Analyst
Phone: 901.448.3710
Apr 1, 2024