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Reminder to list Penny Gordon-Larsen as Institutional Official

Per the chancellor’s announcement, Dr. Penny Gordon-Larsen, Carla Smith Chamblee Distinguished Professor of Global Nutrition currently serves as the University’s Interim Vice Chancellor for Research. The Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) Information Sheet reflects this change in Institutional Official (IO).

Proposals and award documents submitted on or after March 12, 2022, should list Penny Gordon-Larsen as the Institutional Official. For federal submissions in particular, please ensure the “Authorized Representative” section on the SF 424 cover reflects this change.


First Name: Penny

Last Name: Gordon-Larsen

Position: Interim Vice Chancellor for Research

Organization: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Street1: 104 Airport Dr, Suite 2200

Street2: Campus Box 1350

City: Chapel Hill

County/Parish: Orange

State: North Carolina

Zip: 27599-1350

Country: USA

Phone: 919-966-3411

Fax: 919-962-5011




On new proposals, click on the pencil icon to find and autofill Penny Gordon-Larsen’s contact information into the SF424 Authorized Representative section.

On existing proposals where the SF424 Authorized Representative had already been selected as Terry Magnuson, clear [X] the prior name, then click on the pencil icon to select and autofill Penny Gordon-Larsen’s contact information.

Technical issues, contact ORIS support:


Letter of Institutional Commitment for NIH Training Awards

Letter of Institutional Commitment to Harassment and Discrimination Protections (NIH) has been revised to reflect the current signatories at the University. This letter must be submitted for all NIH institutional training grant applications with dues dates on or after January 25, 2019. As a reminder, an Onyen is required to open/download this document.


General questions or systems requests pertaining to the change in institutional official, please contact

All other proposal specific guidance, please continue to contact your department’s OSR Sponsored Projects Specialist or SPO Grants Analysts at, as appropriate. For any award management-related assistance, please contact your OSR Sponsored Projects Specialist.

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