C-11 Research Policy Committee (est. 1992 D 14253-14254)

Chair: Jonathan B. Dingwell
Chair Elect: TBD
Minutes (PDF):

To be posted following meetings, if appropriate.

The first meeting will be in MAI 212 at 2:15 p.m. on Monday, September 8, 2014

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

Committee's annual reports from previous years:


FUNCTION: To advise the Faculty Council and 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 voting members of the General Faculty for three-year staggered terms, one school or college administrator (Associate Dean for Research) for a one-year term, and two research staff members for two-year staggered terms. No more than two faculty members of the committee shall be from a given college or school. One undergraduate student appointed by the President from a panel of names submitted by the Senate of College Councils and two graduate students appointed from a panel submitted by the Graduate Student Assembly. 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. In addition, every year the Chair of the Faculty Council shall appoint two voting faculty members of the Faculty Council for one-year terms. Each year, the committee shall elect its own Chair and Vice Chair who shall be voting faculty members of the committee. Both the Vice President for Research and the Vice Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies shall serve as administrative advisors to the committee without vote.

Members, 2014-15:
  Bonevac, Daniel A. 2013-2016 professor, philosophy
  Boyarchenko, Svetlana 2012-2015 associate professor, economics
  Dawson, Clinton N. 2014-2017 professor, aerospace engineering
  Dingwell, Jonathan B.1 2013-2016 associate professor, kinesiology and health education
  Gershoff, Elizabeth T. 2014-2017 associate professor, human development and family sciences
  Holcombe, James A. 2012-2015 professor, chemistry and biochemistry
  Srinivasan, Rajashri 2013-2015 associate professor, marketing administration
  Weinberg, Steven 2014-2017 professor, physics
  Zuna, Nina I. 2013-2016 assistant professor, special education

Faculty Council Appointees:
  Kovar, Desiderio 2014-2015 professor, mechanical engineering
  Olmstead, Sheila M. 2014-2015 associate professor, public affairs

Two Research Staff:
  Strank, Shannon M. 2013-2015 manager, electromechanics
  Sulley, Caitlin 2014-2016 social science/humanities research associate II, social work

One College or School Administrator:
  Ekerdt, John G. 2014-2015

associate dean for research, engineering

Three Students:
  Ramos, Joe Daniel 2014-2015 Senate of College Councils representative
  Tarlaci, Fatma 2014-2015 Graduate Student Assembly representative
  TBD 2014-2015 Graduate Student Assembly representative

Administrative Advisors:
  Langlois, Judith ex officio
without vote
vice provost and dean of graduate studies
  Sanchez, Juan M. ex officio
without vote
vice president for research

1Elected committee chair for 2014-2015.