Common Acronyms:

BAA - Broad Agency Agreement
C/I - Conflict of Interest
CAS - Cost Accounting Standards
CBD - Commerce Business Daily
CDA - Confidential Disclosure Agreement
CFDA - Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
CFR - Code of Federal Regulations
CIR - Capital Investing and Reporting Department
COS - Community of Services
CRO - Chief Resource Officer
DFAR - Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation
EAR - Export Administration Regulations
EAS - Enterprise Accounting System
EROC - Executive Research Oversight Committee
EVP&T - Executive Vice President & Treasurer
EVP/CFO - Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
EVPAA - Executive Vice President Academic Affairs
F&A - Facilities & Administrative
FAR - Federal Acquisition Regulation
GCAS - Grants & Contracts Accounting Services
HIPAA - Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act
IACUC - Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee
IDC - Indirect Costs (F&A)
IPA - Intergovernmental Personnel Assignment
IRB - Institutional Review Board
IRIS - Illinois Researcher Information Service
ITAR - International Trafficking in Arms Regulations
MTA - Material Transfer Agreement
NCURA - National Council of University Research Administrators
OGC - Office of the General Counsel
OHRCTT - Office of Health Research Compliance & Tech Transfer
OVPR - Office of the Vice President for Research
PI - Principal Investigator
RA - Research Administrator (GCAS)
RFP - Request for Proposal
RFQ - Request for Quotation
ROC - Research Oversight Committee
SLA - Service Level Agreement
SPA - Sponsored Research Administrator (OVPR)

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