Finance, Audit, and Costing (FAC) Committee


Focus on initiatives to reduce administrative burden in the areas of financial, audit, and costing policies. This committee explores opportunities to simplify financial, audit, or cost policies without compromising accountability.

Current Activities & Initiatives

Committee Name Committee Chairs

Michelle Bulls, National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Christi Keene, University of Chicago

Subcommittees and Working Groups

The Administrative Cost Working Group is focused on identifying ways to reduce administrative burden to address faculty concern that too much time is spent on administrative tasks rather than research. In addition, the Working Group continues to play a central role in the interpretation and implementation of OMB’s Uniform Guidance.

Working Group Leadership:
Jim Luther, Yale University/FDP

FDP Meeting Session Slides & Meeting Summaries

All meeting presentations and summaries can be located at the Meetings & Listening Sessions webpage.

Contact Information

Please contact both co-chairs of the Finance, Audit, and Costing Committee Committee with any questions, comments, suggestions, or concerns.