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TYPE C: INSTITUTIONAL POLICY OR GOVERNANCE

C-11 Research Policy Committee

Chair: John W. Kappelman
Vice Chair: Paula M. Poindexter

Member E-mail Address Book (comma delimited)
Member E-mail Address Book (semi-colon delimited)

2006-2007 Annual Report

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, one school or college administrator (associate dean for research), two research staff members, one undergraduate student, and two graduate students. Student members shall be appointed by the president in the fall from a panel of names submitted by the Student Senate and the Graduate Student Assembly. 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 graduate student members of the committee shall be 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, 2007-2008:
  Crismon, Miles L. 2006-2008 interim dean and professor, pharmacy
  Franklin, Cynthia G. S. 2006-2008 professor, social work
  Kappelman, John W. 2006-2008 professor, anthropology
  Keckler, Stephen W. 2007-2009 associate professor, computer science
  Lewis, Marc S. 2006-2008 associate professor, psychology
  Poindexter, Paula M. 2007-2009 associate professor, journalism
  Riley, Peter J. 2007-2009 professor and associate dean for research, physics
  Stein, David S. 2006-2008 associate professor, biological sciences
  Straubhaar, Joseph 2006-2008 professor, radio-television-film

Faculty Council Appointees:
  Bettinger, Tawny L. 2007-2008 assistant professor, pharmacy
  Cary, Lisa J. 2007-2008 assistant professor, curriculum and instruction

Two Research Staff:
  Loucks, Robert G. 2007-2009 senior research scientist, economic geology
  Wenz, Robert P. 2006-2008 research associate, molecular genetics

One College or School Administrator:
  Charbeneau, Randall J. 2007-2008 associate dean, engineering

Three Students:
  Acee, Taylor W. 2007-2008 Graduate Student Assembly representative
  London, Mara R. 2007-2008 Graduate Student Assembly representative
  Sudderth, Meggie 2007-2008 Senate of College Councils representative

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

 

 


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