Tonjia May, a manager of grants and contracts at Duke University, has been named Budget Manager in the Division of Research and Economic Development at North Carolina A&T.
She will work with faculty members to make sure budgets in research proposals meet the University’s guidelines on such points as indirect rates, cost sharing, and allowable costs, and to see that budgets conform to funding agencies’ policies, regulations and procedures as well.
Before joining Duke, Ms. May was a grant administrator in the N.C. A&T College of Engineering.
She is a graduate of High Point University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a master of arts in nonprofit management. She also has received training at Duke’s Research Administration Academy, a comprehensive professional development program for research administrators.