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Research and Grants Expert - Carla Howell

Carla Howell serves as the Director of Purchasing and Sponsored Programs Administration at Northwestern State University. Carla is responsible for the overall management of pre-award grant and contract administration. She is tasked with increasing and sustaining successful grant and contracts activity by working with faculty and staff in researching and identifying prospective resource opportunities at the federal, state, local, and private funding levels. Since joining the Office of Sponsored Programs in November 2002, she has been involved with the submission of over 1,250 proposals exceeding a request of $209 million and the acceptance of over 927 awards bringing in $128 million.


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