Grant and Contract Accounting

The Grant and Contract Accounting department manages the financial component of the University's externally funded research, public service, and other separately budgeted projects. 

Grant and Contract Accounting ensures compliance with University Policies and Procedures as well as those of the sponsoring organization by:

  • Reviewing and approving all financial transactions on sponsored projects.
  • Approving all new and incremental funding for sponsored projects and setting them up in the University's financial systems.
  • Providing billing, collections, and financial reporting services for all sponsored projects.
  • Serving as liaison to outside auditors examining the University's sponsored projects.
  • Providing advice and support to Financial Officers and Principal Investigators/Project Directors in the financial conduct of their sponsored projects.
  • Conducting the University's Indirect Cost Study at required intervals.

Our office is located in Expressway Tower, Room 922.

The Grant and Contract Accounting staff and their responsibilities/assignments are as follows:

David Ewing Director
  Moody Graduate School    
Lama Alsheikh Ali Lyle School of Engineering
  Earth Sciences - Dedman College
  Billings & Financials
Wendy Bin Zhang Simmons School of Education
  Meadows School of the Arts    
  Psychology - Dedman College
  Labor Reporting    
Rachel Robertson

Anthropology, Economics, History, Physics, Political Science, Religious Studies, Math, Sociology-Dedman College

  Perkins School of Theology    
  School of Law    
Laila Ahmed

Biology, Chemistry, Statistics-Dedman College


  Cox School of Business  
Kim Orcutt Accounting Coordinator 214-768-2772