Anne Maglia serves as the Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Administration and Institutional Compliance for UMass Lowell. Her primary responsibility is to ensure effective administration of the university’s sponsored research portfolio and compliance with sponsor terms, university policies, and local, state, and federal laws and regulations relating to the conduct of research.
Maglia served at the National Science Foundation as a science adviser and program director for six years; prior to that she was an Associate Professor of Biological Sciences at Missouri University of Science and Technology where her research focused on bioinformatics and biodiversity. She has a B.S. in Zoology from Ohio University, an M.S. in Biology from East Tennessee State University, and a Ph.D. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from the University of Kansas.
Maglia is a certified project management professional and earned MS certificates in both Program and Project Management from the George Washington University School of Business.
Maglia oversees the Office of Research Administration, the Office of Institutional Compliance and Research Support Services. The Office of Research Administration provides assistance to faculty and research staff in all aspects of obtaining and managing extramural funding. The Office of Institutional Compliance provides training and assistance regarding university, federal, state and local regulations pertaining to research activities. Research Support Services provides personalized assistance and consultation throughout the complete cycle of research efforts.