Associate Dean for Research and Creative Activities
Dr. Laura Argys
Phone: (303) 315-7011

Dr. Argys works to promote the research and creative activities of the faculty. Her responsibilities include oversight of sponsored programs within CLAS, development of policies and programs to enhance faculty research opportunities, and facilitation of research connections across departments, colleges, campuses, and with the broader community. Santorico seeks to expand and enhance research and creative activities by graduate and undergraduate students and scholarly collaboration between students and faculty.

Pre-Award Assistance
Grants Development Coordinator
Carol Achziger, CRA
Phone: (303) 315-7019

Ms. Achziger coordinates grants and contracts activities within the college. She acts as a liaison between those preparing proposals and the Office of Grants and Contracts (OGC). Ms. Achziger assists Principal Investigators (PIs) in the preparation and submission of grant proposals and contracts by interfacing with the PI and the OCG to ensure that all forms and submission requirements are met so that the submission is successful. She also tracks awards, facilitates report submission, and serves as a resource for information regarding external funding opportunities. Ms. Achziger handles all aspects of your submission for financial support up to and including the set up of your speedtype.

Post-Award Administration
Post-Award Grant Administrator
Elizabeth Lee
Phone: (303) 315-7018

Ms. Lee oversees all CLAS contracts and grants Post-Award Administration. She works in concert with Ms. Achziger to assist PIs with managing their awards.