In addition to the many federal laws and regulations that govern institutions of higher education, there are also state laws and board of regents polices that must be followed. A resource for these regulations can be found by visiting the Higher Education Compliance Alliance website. The HECA Compliance Matrix was translated into the following “wheel & spoke” visual representation to illustrate the many offices on a campus that are responsible for various compliance topics.
The Research Compliance Office serves the WSU community by providing guidance for complying with federal and state regulatory matters that intersect with research. Our office has primary responsibility for the following areas:
In addition, the Research Compliance Office supports the following departments on campus with these topics:
Research Compliance Office Staff
Each person in the Research Compliance office is knowledgeable in all areas and capable of assisting with your compliance questions. You may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 978-COMP (2667) anytime with questions, concerns or for assistance. We are here to help you navigate the world of research compliance.