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Research Administration is a department under academic affairs that serves the entire campus community. We provide administrative services, including application review processing and committee oversight to the Institutional Review Board (IRB) and Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC). Research administration ensures the ethical conduct of research at Salem State through the administration of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) for the protection of human subjects research, Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) other compliance policies. 

Research Administration strives to ensure the university is in compliance with the complex web of regulatory requirements that govern research. We promote an understanding among faculty, students and staff of the requirements they must complete in conducting research. Whether you are pursuing external funding or planning a research project, we have found through our experience that communication is the key to success. We urge you to communicate with us early to ensure a smooth process. 

We are ready to assist you with your research administration proposals, training and oversight. We urge you to communicate with us early to ensure a smooth process. The research administration office is under the aegis of academic affairs.

Contact Us

Megan Williams, Director of Research Administration, Academic Affairs
IRB, IACUC and Research Compliance
Office: Meier Hall, Room 250B
Phone: 978.542.7177

Mailing Address:

Research Administration, Academic Affairs
Salem State University Meier Hall Room 250B
352 Lafayette Street Salem, MA 01970

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