Research Services

Sponsored Programs Administration

Confidential Research Hotline (855-256-0478)

Research Personnel are expected to report any known or suspected noncompliant conduct related to research or sponsored program activities conducted and/or approved through Creighton University. You may report issues to our anonymous hotline by phone at 855-256-0478 or from our website. Research Personnel may also address their research compliance-related questions or concerns to Director of Research Compliance at 402-280-2511.

Creighton University's Sponsored Programs Administration provides members of the Creighton community with the services and resources they need to successfully obtain and manage funding for their research, scholarly, and service endeavors. Sponsored Programs Administration is responsible for protecting the interests of the University by ensuring compliance with sponsor rules and regulations. The department assists faculty with searches for funding opportunities, grant editing, budget preparation, routing proposal for University official approvals, and electronic proposal submission.

Location: Criss I, Suite 104
                  2500 California Plaza
                  Omaha, NE  68178

Office Hours:  8:00 am-4:30 pm

Sponsored Programs Administration is currently working a hybrid schedule. One of us is in the office every day. In addition, we hold InfoEd "Open Door" hours daily via Zoom for anyone who needs assistance. Dates and times are as follows:

    Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays from 9-10 AM CT
    Wednesdays and Thursdays from 2:30-3:30 PM CT

The Zoom link for the Open Door hours is

Sponsored Programs are also available for in-person meetings upon request. Our contact information is below:

Beth Herr, (402) 280-5769

Barbara Bittner, (402) 280-3209
Sponsored Programs Administrator

Karla Malesker, (402) 280-2064
Sponsored Programs Administrator

Jolene Buckingham, (402) 280-2063
Sponsored Programs Administrator for:

  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • College of Nursing
  • Heider College of Business