Finance and Planning

We provide overall financial leadership in the management of state, research, endowment, and fee for service resources.

Our services include:

  • Planning, implementing, managing, and maintaining a post-award grant support system. Reviewing and processing all transactions on each project and auditing to ensure that each payment is allocable and reasonable to the project and meets compliance with the sponsoring agency, university, and research office requirements.
  • Serving as liaison between the university, SSC, management, and others when necessary. Providing financial information for periodic and final progress reports as needed to Office of Research and the Life Span Institute project development team.
  • Monitoring salary and fringe benefits
  • Appointing and monitoring cost share to ensure obligations are met and in compliance with granting agency.
  • Preparing and submitting appointment forms, funding changes, adding cost-share, and terminations by pay period deadlines.

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Theresa MacKinder

Grant Specialist, Life Span Institute
tmackinder@ku.edu

June Mo

June Mo

Grant Coordinator, Life Span Institute
jmo@ku.edu

Shelley Gehrke

Shelley Gehrke

Grant Coordinator, Life Span Institute
sgehrke@ku.edu

Lisa Love

Lisa Love

Grant Coordinator, Life Span Institute
lklove@ku.edu

Karen Bradburn

Karen Bradburn

Grant Coordinator, Life Span Institute
bradburn@ku.edu

Jennifer Myers

Jennifer Myers Holwick

Associate Director of Finance & Planning, Life Span Institute
jennatt@ku.edu

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Debbie McAferty

Grant Coordinator, Life Span Institute
mcaferty@ku.edu

Brittany Hall

Brittany Hall

Grant Coordinator, Life Span Institute
bkhall@ku.edu

Jamie Jones

Jamie Jones

Grant Coordinator, Life Span Institute
jamiejones@ku.edu

Laci Ulrich

Laci Ulrich

Grant Coordinator, Life Span Institute
laufferl@ku.edu

Amy Patty

Amy Patty

Grant Coordinator, Life Span Institute
apatty@ku.edu