Re: Disclosure of "pink sheets" Lynn Gibson 11 Oct 1994 17:11 EST
With regard to Robert Bienkowski's question about pink sheets, we have informed our prinicipal investigators that our president, the equivalent to a graduate dean or provost can request the pink sheets from any grant submission. The information contained within the pink sheet would be kept confidential. We do not believe it to be a violation of confidential or privelaged communication. We sponsor the application and have a right to understand the response it receives. It is my understanding that a fear exists that such information might be used for consideration in tenure status and employment in general. Since we are not an academic institution, tenure is not a factor. However successful grantsmanship is key to continued employment. The proof of improving reviews may be the difference in the provision of bridging funds and dismissal. Good luck with your search for the best answer.