Director, Research Development & Administration, McKelvey School of Engineering
Natalie Goodwin-Frank is the Director of Research Development and Administration for the McKelvey School of Engineering. Her current position combines pre- and post-award as well as strategy. Her responsibilities include supporting cross-discipline proposals; providing administrative and compliance oversight to funded research; and, preparing analyses to inform strategic planning. Her team handles proposal submissions for two academic departments in McKelvey. Previously, she was the Operations and Grants Manager for a Department of Energy-funded center grant. Natalie also spent nine years as an adjunct instructor for the business division at McKendree University. She is a member of the National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA) and certified research administrator (CRA).