Young named interim Associate ProvostCoastal Carolina University associate professor Robert Young has been named Associate Provost for Grants and Sponsored Research.
Young will be responsible for monitoring and providing assurances of all federal and state regulations pertinent to grant eligibility and grants-related financial transactions. He will also ensure proper compliance, accountability and reporting to granting agencies, while providing faculty with information on grant opportunities, funding sources and grant writing assistance.
Young, who joined the CCU faculty in 1992, was previously chair of the Department of Marine Science.
He recently was awarded a $96,437 grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to coordinate and support the South Carolina Marine Mammal Stranding Network, an organization charged with responding to marine animal strandings along the South Carolina coast.