Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research
The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research oversees, develops and supports UNC’s $1 billion research enterprise. It sets strategic priorities for research, manages proposals and awards, provides research infrastructure, identifies funding opportunities, develops research teams and partnerships, and oversees regulatory compliance, ethics, and conflict of interest management.
Penny Gordon-Larsen, Interim Vice Chancellor for Research
Carl Smith Chamblee Distinguished Professor of Global Nutrition, Department of Nutrition, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and School of Medicine
312 South Building
Tonya Watkins serves as Director for Research Division Financial Services. She leads the finance, accounting, budget, and financial services operations of the second largest research generating division on campus. She directs the planning of shared financial and research administration services for the research division as a whole, and oversees the provision of these services to OVCR administrative offices, centers, and institutes. Ms. Watkins also represents UNC Research on campus finance committees, and serves as the MOU for the division.