NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL OFFICE OF INVESTIGATIONS CLOSEOUT MEMORANDUM 11 Case Number: 1-06-06-0014 11 Page 1 of I This investigation was opened as a result of an anonymous complaint that a university1 has an . "award program2 where if faculty will shift grant money to pay salaries, the university will kick- back a portion of the amount as a monetary award to the faculty member. Investigation, which included review of the awardee's A-1 33 audit report and documents provided by the awardee for the two NSF awards which had salary support, disclosed no information to substantiate the allegation or to indicate that NSF award funds had been inappropriately spent. In light of the above, no further investigative effort is necessary in this matter. Accordingly, this case is closed.
Admin. Financial Violations (PI/PS)
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 2007-09-24.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)