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Phone: 646-660-6500

Fax: 646-660-6501




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Office of the Provost & Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

Baruch College/CUNY

One Bernard Baruch Way
Box D-701

New York, NY 10010-5585


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Administrative Center

135 East 22nd Street, 7th Floor

Office of the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

Message Archive

Sunday, September 10, 2017


This email is being sent to all members of the Baruch College faculty.

For an archive of announcements sent from the Associate Provost beginning June 2011, click here.



From:  Keisha Peterson, HRPP Coordinator, Human Research Protection Program Office

Dear Baruch Faculty:

In response to the increasing number of requests for inclusion of independent researchers (volunteer researchers) in CUNY research, the Office of Research, in collaboration with the Office of General Counsel, has developed the attached procedures and application allowing for the involvement of Independent Researchers (i.e., volunteer researchers) in CUNY research.

The Independent Researcher Agreement (IRA) is required for all research involving unaffiliated independent researchers conducting research activities with Baruch/CUNY personnel regardless of whether or not the research involves human subjects. Please see Section 2 (ii.) of the attached IRA SOP document for research definition details. The IRA must be completed and signed prior to the Independent Researcher’s involvement in CUNY research. The agreement must be signed by the Independent Researcher, Principal Investigator of Research, Chair of the Department in which the PI has primary Affiliation, and then will be sent to the Provost’s Designee for final signature.

Please submit all forms to me at or by fax at 646-312-2219 to obtain signature from the Provost’s Office. Please note that forms will not be submitted to the Provost’s Designee until all other signatures have been obtained and the application is complete.

Please review the attached SOP’s and contact me if you have any questions.


Best Regards,



Keisha Peterson, CIP

HRPP Coordinator

Baruch College - Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) Office

137 E 25th Street – Annex Building

Room/Box J1028

New York, NY, 10010

Phone: 646-312-2217/Fax: 646-312-2219



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