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Cost Analysis

Cost Analysis is primarily responsible for the preparation, submission and negotiation of the University’s Facilities and Administrative (F&A) rates and Fringe Benefits Rates. The department also coordinates and supports Government audit reviews, cost compliance, Disclosure Statement changes and University charge out rates.


Service Center User Rates

Service Center User Rates are established under University Policy FN27, Establishing and Billing Service Center User Rates.  Rates are submitted to Cost Analysis for approval with appropriate documentation, disclosures and signatures. See Request for Approval of Service Center User Rates Form (pdf form, requires Access Account login).

Additional guidance is provided in:

Service Center User Approved Rate List:

F&A Proposal Submission Required Data:

Other Resources:

Cost Analysis Staff (3rd floor Elliott Bldg)

Cost Analysis Organizational Chart (pdf)

Name Position Email Phone
Vacant Department Manager    
Charlotte Nacsa Assistant Manager [email protected] 814-863-8087
Gregory Davidson Indirect Cost Analyst [email protected] 814-863-0886
Vacant Data Analyst


Vacant Administrative Assistant   814-865-7057
Jody Murawski (Interim) Sr. Dir. Research Admin [email protected] 814-865-1962