5. Procedures for Reviewing Individual Projects and Departmentally Sponsored Research Programs

a.   The University Research Board will periodically review and discuss with representatives of the departments involved all sponsored research within each department or area of the University.

b.   The URB has oversight responsibility for sponsored research grants as a whole. It sets the policies and criteria for the processing of proposals for sponsored research by the Office of Research and Project Administration, and participates in the review of selected proposals with broad or unusual implications for the University.

c.   The Chair of the Research Board shall from time to time report to the Council of the Princeton University Community on issues of policy before the Board.