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Commonly Needed Information for Proposal Preparation

  General Information

Applicant Legal Name:

Board of Trustees of Western Illinois University


1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455-1367



Type of organization:

public institution of higher education

Incorporated in:


Number of faculty:

approximately 690

Number of students:

approximately 13,000 students

Carnegie Classification:

Master's I

Codes and Districts

Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN):


DUNS Number:

DHHR Human Rights Number

Federal Assurance Number -
Office of Human Research Protection


111167-00 (9/20/17)


Congressional Districts:

U.S. House - 18
Illinois House - 93
Illinois Senate - 47

Titles and Addresses

WIU's Authorized Organization Representative: (authorized to sign proposal cover sheets, proposal certifications and assurances, accept and negotiate grant awards)

Shannon Sutton, Director
Office of Sponsored Projects
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455
Phone: (309) 298-1191
Fax: (309) 298-2091

Official authorized to sign contractual agreements:

William D. Oster, Assistant to the Vice President for Administrative Services
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455
Phone: (309) 298-1800
Fax: (309) 298-1802

University office to which checks should
be mailed:

Office of Sponsored Projects
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455

Budget Information

Facilities and Administrative (or Indirect) cost rates:

Federally-negotiated rate:

36.0% x modified total direct costs

Cognizant federal agency:



Contact OSP at 309-298-1191 for salary rates for all WIU faculty and staff.

Graduate Assistant stipends:

$943/mo. (20 hours/week minimum)

Minimum hourly wage:


Fringe Benefits:

Faculty and Staff

 in-load salaries: 64% x salaries; effective 7/1/13; includes retirement, medicare, and health insurance

over-load/supplemental salaries:
14% x salaries; includes retirement, medicare

Student Workers and
Graduate Assistants



Mileage reimbursement:


Per Diem:

$28/day (in-state)

$32/day (out-of-state)


Cook County - $155-190
(July 1, 2013 - Sept. 30, 2013)

Chicago Metro - DuPage, Kane, Lake McHenry,
Will Counties - $80

Downstate - $60

Selected Downstate Counties
(including Rock Island County) - $70

Out-of-State - $110

Washington, DC - $169-226
(July 1, 2013 - Sept. 30, 2013)