Nicholas Gere

Director of Research Administration; Director UNE Office of Sponsored Programs

(207) 602-2011

Pickus Center
On Campus

Joining UNE in February, 2005, Nick was UNE's founding director of Sponsored Programs.  Holding a B.A. from Boston College and an M.B.A. from Boston University's Public Management Program, Nick has extensive experience in the administration of sponsored research at organizations such as Boston Children's Hospital, Boston University School of Medicine, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, and New England Research Institutes, Inc.  He is responsible for working with UNE researchers and grant seekers to obtain external support for their research and... Read More


Grant and Contract Administration

Research Compliance

Technology Transfer

Peter Herrick

Assistant Director of Sponsored Programs

(207) 602-2258

Pickus Center
On Campus

Peter Herrick joined the UNE Office of Sponsored Programs as assistant director in August, 2008. He brings with him broad experience in sponsored project administration from Boston College and New England Research Institutes, Inc.  He holds a B.A.  and an MSEd. Among other tasks, he helps faculty and other researchers identify and secure funding for their projects, including understanding the assorted complexities involved in working with external funders, developing budgets and proposals, and working with university regulations and requirements. He... Read More

Rachel Kasperek

Director of Research Integrity

(207) 602-2244

106 Pickus
On Campus

Rachel Kasperek earned her Juris Doctor from The University of Southern Maine School of Law in the Spring of 2015 and holds a Bachelors Degree in Psychology/Sociology from The University at Buffalo in her NY hometown. Joining UNE in April of 2015, Rachel comes from The University of Southern Maine where she served as the Research Integrity Administrator, responsible for oversight of the IACUC and IBC. Rachel serves as a resource at UNE for the IACUC, IBC, and... Read More