Office of Research & Sponsored Programs

Anita Gordon, Director of Research Ethics/IRB Administrator, Announces Retirement

Anita Gordon, Director of Research Ethics and IRB Administrator, has announced her retirement from UNI after 15 years of service. Anita leaves a lasting impact on both the RSP office as well as the UNI campus community, and we wish her the very best in her future endeavors.

As the Office of Research & Sponsored Programs begins the transition to a new Director of Research Ethics & IRB Administrator during the Fall semester, please contact the staff below for the following inquiries:

  • IRB (Institutional Review Board) - For questions, inquiries, modification requests, and other issues regarding the IRB, please contact IRB Chair Todd Evans -

  • IRB Submissions & Training - To submit new study applications (including Standard and Existing Data applications, K-12 and Oral History forms) or for questions about IRB training, please contact Sean Parrish (Clerk IV) -

  • IACUC - For all questions about animal care on campus and/or the Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee, please contact IACUC Chair David McClenahan -

  • RIO (Research Integrity Officer) - To report questionable research practices or incidences of observed or suspected misconduct, please contact the UNI RIO, Associate VP of Research Jennifer Waldron -

  • Other -  For all other questions on any topic not covered above, please contact the Director of RSP Tolif Hunt -