You need permission from your program officer to do that...it is not impossible, just need an appropriate rationale with your request, and good documentation if it is approved on time and effort. I know as I am a dean at our institution and also coordinate our grant.
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From: "Jones, Barbara A (Somerset)" <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Thursday, October 28, 2004 5:50 pm
Subject: paying dean's salary
> A question for Title III guru's.
> Is it permissible to pay the salary (or part of a salary) of a
> dean with Title III funds? This involves a current Activity
> Director who is a division chair who is in line to be appointed to
> a dean's job. He would still be the 50% time and effort Title III
> Activity Director but the other half of his job would be as dean.
> I remember somewhere in the murky past that Title III funds could
> not be used to pay the salary of an administrator at the dean or
> above level. I can't find that specific information, however, in
> any publication. Maybe it was my imagination.
> B. Jones