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OSPRe Staff

The OSPRe Team (Housed in the Advancement Office)

Steve Katsikas, Ph.D., Director, Office of Sponsored Programs and Research  – Dr. Steve Katsikas is a professor of psychology at Spalding University, and he leads the OSPRe.  He is responsible for overseeing both the processes of seeking external grants and contracts as well as managing these projects in coordination with the Senior Grants Specialist.   

Mary Bainbridge, Senior Grants Specialist – Mary supports the administration and reporting for all external funding, and assists faculty and staff in the development of grant and contract proposals as well as in meeting reporting requirements.   

Courtney Clayborn, Finance Office- Courtney serves as the liaison to the Finance Office, and assists in the fiscal management of grants and contracts, overseeing the responsible stewardship of external resources connected to grants and contracts.   

Elizabeth Dyer, Director of Institutional Effectiveness – Elizabeth advises OSPRe with regard to university accreditation, reporting, and internal prioritization.

Caroline Heine, Chief Advancement Officer –  In addition to her role overseeing fundraising, development and alumni relations, Caroline oversees the work of OSPRe and connects the activities of the unit to the larger university.