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Physical Address:
Morrill Hall 105

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3010
University of Idaho
Moscow, ID 83844-3010

Phone: 208-885-6689

Web: ORED

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Physical Address:

Morrill Hall Room 209
Moscow, ID  83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr., MS 3010
Moscow, ID  83844-3010

Email:
IACUC@uidaho.edu
IBC@uidaho.edu
IRB@uidaho.edu
ored-export@uidaho.edu
rcr@uidaho.edu
uifcoi@uidaho.edu

Phone: 208-885-6162

Web: ORA Website

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Physical Address:

Morrill Hall Room 103
Moscow, ID  83843

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr., MS 3020
Moscow, ID  83844-3020

Phone: 208-885-6651

Fax: 208-885-5752

Email: osp@uidaho.edu

Web: OSP Website

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Physical Address:
Morrill Hall 414
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive
MS 3003
Moscow, ID 83844-3003

Phone: 208-885-4550

Fax: 208-885-4551

Email: OTT@uidaho.edu

Web: OTT Website

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Federal Relations at the University of Idaho

The primary goal of the Federal Relations program at the University of Idaho is to communicate the University of Idaho’s federal funding and policy needs with Idaho’s Congressional representatives in Washington, D.C. Outreach efforts also focus on members of executive agencies, Congressional committees, and other decision-makers at the federal level. 

President Chuck Staben and Vice President for Research and Economic Development Janet Nelson are the official voices for these efforts. Federal relations are managed on an ongoing basis by Nelson. With assistance from D.C.-based consultant Carolyn Fuller, the VPRED is responsible for a range of research, policy, regulatory and legislative activities, including monitoring developments in Congress and the executive branch and developing appropriate responses; identifying research opportunities and supporting pursuit of them; and expanding collaborations with other institutions, national higher education organizations, foundations, private groups and others.

Funding Impact

The federal government invests approximately $40 billion each year in academic research at U.S. colleges and universities. Most of this funding comes through six federal agencies: Health and Human Services/National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Science Foundation (NSF), the Department of Defense (DoD), the Department of Energy (DOE), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and the Department of Agriculture (USDA). The University of Idaho is ranked by the Carnegie Foundation as a "high research activity" university.

The federal government also provides significant amounts of student aid, principally through the Pell Grant program. Approximately 40 percent of our students receive Pell Grants. 

These financial aid disbursements come with requirements for data collection and reporting as well as regulations, all of which impact an institution's operation as well as requiring administrative time and resources to respond. Substantial staff time is required to meet federal requirements and monitor and respond to funding opportunities.

For more information about UI federal relations, contact Nelson at vpresearch@uidaho.edu.



Physical Address:
Morrill Hall 105

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3010
University of Idaho
Moscow, ID 83844-3010

Phone: 208-885-6689

Web: ORED

Map

Physical Address:

Morrill Hall Room 209
Moscow, ID  83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr., MS 3010
Moscow, ID  83844-3010

Email:
IACUC@uidaho.edu
IBC@uidaho.edu
IRB@uidaho.edu
ored-export@uidaho.edu
rcr@uidaho.edu
uifcoi@uidaho.edu

Phone: 208-885-6162

Web: ORA Website

Map

Physical Address:

Morrill Hall Room 103
Moscow, ID  83843

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr., MS 3020
Moscow, ID  83844-3020

Phone: 208-885-6651

Fax: 208-885-5752

Email: osp@uidaho.edu

Web: OSP Website

Map

Physical Address:
Morrill Hall 414
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive
MS 3003
Moscow, ID 83844-3003

Phone: 208-885-4550

Fax: 208-885-4551

Email: OTT@uidaho.edu

Web: OTT Website

Map