NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL OFFICE OF INVESTIGATIONS CLOSEOUT MEMORANDUM Case Number: 1-16-0056-0 Page 1of1 We initiated this case to investigate an allegation that an NSF program director 1 violated conflict of interest (COi) rules by processing proposals and managing awards to a university2 from which he/she was seeking employment. Based on a review of the program director's NSF emails and interview with the program director, we determined the program director declared a COi when he/she applied for a job at that university. There was no evidence of a COi prior to the job application. We also reviewed proposal and award data in eJ acket and confirmed that the program director did not take any actions on that university's proposals and awards once he/she declared the COL Accordingly, this case is closed. NSF OIG Fann 2 (11/02)
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 2017-01-13.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)