SPA Organization SPA Org Chart OSP Org Chart CGA Org Chart & Contact Information Sponsored Programs Administration Sponsored Programs Administration’s vision is to be a valued partner to support, influence, and elevate research at MSU. Its mission is to facilitate and protect MSU's research enterprise by working collaboratively to provide effective and efficient administration. The office is led by the Assistant Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies and oversees and supports the following administrative offices: the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) and Contract and Grant Administration (CGA). SPA promotes integration between the offices and effective and efficient processes. SPA also provides operational and logistical support. Areas of focus include initiating streamlining efforts, listening to the campus community, coordinating educational programs and resources, providing analytics and reporting, and enhancing electronic systems. Office Values As part of our strategic planning process and with input from the staff and the MSU core values, we developed our SPA/OSP/CGA values: Quality, Fairness, Integrity, Respect, Service, and Teamwork, i.e., "Quality FIRST".