News & Announcements


NIH Salary Cap

As you may have heard, the Executive Level II salary cap previously set at $212,100 increased to $221,900 effective January 1, 2024. Institutions can re-budget, where appropriate, salaries at the Execute Level II level on existing awards.

International Activities Forum for Administrative Staff, February 13

We are excited to announce the first International Activities Forum for Administrative Staff on February 13. The forum will cover the following key topics: Introduction by Richard Lester, Elevated Risk, China Report Implementation, MISTI Support and Services. 

RAS Subaward Updates and Process Improvements

In response to feedback and requests received, the RAS Subaward Team is pleased to provide information regarding updates and process improvements. 

New Records and Data Requirements for NIH Foreign Subawards

NIH has updated its Foreign Subaward Agreement Policy. Effective January 2, 2024, records and data requirements do not require the prime awardee to collect and maintain records and data.

Travel Abroad Information Session December 11, 12-1:30 pm

Please join us for an information session on international travel, where we have enlisted MIT experts to speak and answer your questions on a range of topics related to traveling abroad. 

FY2024 Under-recovery Changes: Info Session Summary and Resources

In October 2023, two information sessions were held to support administrators in navigating the transition to the new approach to under-recovery. The sessions comprised a presentation on the changes followed by a question-and-answer session.

2023-24 Research Administration Services (RAS) Winter Break Proposal Deadlines

Research Administration Services

MIT will celebrate an extended winter break from Monday December 25, 2023 through the New Year with offices reopening on Tuesday January 2, 2024. MIT Research Administration Services (RAS) has set deadlines for proposals with sponsor due dates during this period and immediately thereafter.

KC Outage October 27, 9-11 pm and New Proposal Types

Beginning at 9pm this evening, Friday, Oct 27, 2023, the Kuali Coeus (KC) system will be offline as we will be performing some data cleanup by incorporating a new proposal type labeled “Deactivated-Do Not Use.” This work is expected to take 2 hours to complete, and no action is needed on your part.

FY2024 Under-recovery Changes: Key Information for Administrators

Starting in fiscal year 2024, the Institute is committing central resources to fund the under-recovery of facilities and administrative (F&A) costs on research grants each year. 

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Resources

MIT is one of the largest recipients of the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program in the country. Applications for 2024 are due October 16-20. See what resources are available to assist MIT students who are applying to this prestigious program.

New Subawards Forms Available

The RAS Subaward team introduced the new Subrecipient Letter of Intent/Commitment form during the April RAP Session. This form will aid in review at proposal time and minimize administrative burden at both proposal and award time.

Transition from Airgas to Linde Gas and Equipment

From VPF: MIT has awarded a contract for packaged gas services to Linde Gas and Equipment, effective July 1, 2023.