Toni Shaklee

 Number of Years in Research Administration: 33

Institutions: Oklahoma State University


Toni Shaklee serves as Assistant Vice President for Research at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater.  Prior to moving the Division of the Vice President, Toni served in a variety of capacities in the College of Arts and Sciences’ Research Support Services.  She is a Certified Research Administrator and a Certified PreAward Research Administrator.  


A member of NCURA’s third Leadership Development Institute (LDI) class, Toni served as an at-large member of the Region V executive committee and has been a member of the program committees for PRA (serving as co-chair of PRA VII) and NCURA Annual Meetings.  She has also presented or led discussion groups at NCURA annual, regional and PRA and FRA meetings and has served as a workshop evaluator.  She has made invited presentations in several states to both university and small business audiences and at SBIR conferences.  She served two terms on the Research Administration Certification Council’s (RACC) Board of Directors.  She was named to the faculty of NCURA’s Fundamentals of Sponsored Programs Administration traveling workshop in 2007, was a member of the PDC, served two terms as an at-large member of NCURA’s Board of Directors and as a co-editor of the NCURA Magazine. 


At OSU, Toni has responsibility for research policy development and implementation, the university’s cost share program, and limited submissions internal competitions.  In addition, she provides oversight for the Henry Bellmon Research Center, the university’s dedicated interdisciplinary research building.  She is responsible for the RCR program, assists in contracting with industrial partners, and provides administrative assistance in the inquiry and formal investigations of research misconduct.


Toni holds a B.A. in political science from Southwestern Oklahoma State University, an M.A. in political science with an emphasis in public administration from Oklahoma State University, and Ph.D. in environmental science with an emphasis in environmental law and policy from Oklahoma State University.  

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