Ruth Lopez, CRA
Financial Research Administrator, Office of Sponsored Programs
Ruth Lopez has more than 10 years of accounting experience. She served in the UNLV Controller’s Office from 2001 to 2006. Lopez holds a bachelor’s degree in education, with concentrations in history and mathematics, from the University of Puerto Rico. She also completed a bachelor’s degree in accounting in 1983 from Herbert H. Lehman College in New York City. She is responsible for reviewing award documents to ensure proper classification in the financial system; ensuring that expenses are reasonable and allowable under the specific award; approving purchases of equipment, supplies, services, and employment documents; invoicing sponsors for expenses incurred; and completing all financial reports required by the sponsors.