Frequently Asked Questions
FRMS draws together experienced staff members who understand faculty needs and expectations from the Pre-award unit within the Chemistry department and an existing Post-award support unit. This natural evolution builds upon the success of the Chemistry Pre-award unit that has operated for several years.
With FRMS providing more of the faculty-facing transactional support, business offices can focus more of their administrative resources in helping their program leaders achieve their departmental goals. When expertise and standardized work processes are concentrated in a single contact center, there is greater opportunity for getting the work done right the first time. For Yale’s principal investigators, this translates into a higher level of service that ensures compliance and mitigates risk.
No. FRMS serves non-medical school departments and their principal investigators. Currently the organization provides support to the departments within Faculty of Arts & Sciences (FAS), and is positioned to serve other areas in the future.