TYPE C: INSTITUTIONAL POLICY OR GOVERNANCE

C-11 Research Policy Committee

Chair: Benjamin J. Kuipers

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FUNCTION: To advise the president on matters relating to the research mission of the University and relationship between the research mission and other components of the University's overall mission. To provide for wider dissemination of information concerning the research mission of the University and how that mission is being discharged.

COMPOSITION: Nine members of the General Faculty and two students. Student members shall be appointed by the president in the fall from a panel of names submitted by the appropriate student committee. In addition, every year the chair of the Faculty Council shall appoint two members of the Faculty Council for one-year terms as members of the committee. No more than two faculty members of the committee shall be from a given college or school. At least one of the student members of the committee shall be a graduate student enrolled in one of the Ph.D. programs of the graduate school. The committee shall elect its own chair and vice chair, both of whom shall be members of the General Faculty. Both the vice president for research and the vice provost and dean of graduate studies shall serve as administrative advisers to the committee without vote.

Members, 2003-2004:

  Diehl, Randy L. 2002-2004 professor, psychology
  Dyer, James S. 2003-2005 professor, management and information systems
  Ivy, John L. 2002-2004 professor, kinesiology and health education
  Kuipers, Benjamin J. 2002-2004 professor, computer sciences
  Loukas, Alexandra 2003-2005 assistant professor, kinesiology and health education
  Stout, Patricia A. 2002-2004 professor, advertising
  Wheeler, Mary F. 2003-2005 professor, aerospace engineering
  Wilcox, Richard E. 2002-2004 professor, pharmacy
  Williams, Christine L. 2002-2004 professor, sociology

Faculty Council Appointees:
  Horner, Sharon D. 2003-2004 associate professor, nursing
  Saltman, David J. 2003-2004 professor, mathematics

Two Students:
  Craig, Stephanie A. 2003-2004 Graduate Student Assembly representative, molecular biology
  Jiang, Wei 2003-2004 Graduate Student Assembly representative, electrical and computer engineering

Administrative Advisors:
  Sanchez, Juan M. ex officio vice president for research
  Rodriguez, Victoria ex officio vice provost and dean of graduate studies