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The CNS Research Administrator Network (CNS RAN) is a university-recognized association of research administrators within the College of Natural Sciences. CNS RAN has the overarching goal of improving grants administration practices and facilitating open discussion about grants administration within the College. The group meets monthly to discuss best practices, changes and updates, and outstanding needs regarding grants administration.


at this time The CNS RAN continues to meet VIRTUALLY via zoom. SUBSCRIBE TO THE CNS RAN LISTSERV TO RECEIVE MEETING DETAILS and updates.


Meetings are scheduled for 10:00 - 11:00 AM on the 2nd Wednesday of each month and are currently held via Zoom. Agendas, zoom meeting information, and discussion summaries are distributed via email to the CNS Research Administrator Network listserv.  

With supporting documentation CNS RAN meetings are acceptable credit hours for CRA recertification, provided the agenda and meeting activities are research administration related (this excludes the CNS SPACES tour series). 


Group Facilitator: Jeremiah Paulus, Sr. Grants & Contracts Specialist, Molecular Biosciences

CNS Research Admin Listserv:


2022 - 2023 Meeting Details


Zoom Meeting Link & ID:

2021-2022 Meeting Schedule:

    • Wednesday, September 14, 2022 
    • Wednesday, October 12, 2022
    • Wednesday, November 09, 2022
    • Wednesday, December 14, 2022 - CANCELLED
    • Wednesday, January 11, 2023 
    • Wednesday, February 08, 2023
    • Wednesday, March 08, 2023
    • Wednesday, April 12, 2023
    • Wednesday, May 10, 2023
    • Wednesday, June 14, 2023
    • Wednesday, July 12, 2023
    • Wednesday, August 09, 2023 

Meeting Summaries:

    • Access meeting summaries here.