1. Name: Research/Creative Activity Grants Committee
14 elected faculty members.
Ex-officio members (with vote): The Chancellor or an appointed representative, the Provost or an appointed representative, the Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences or an appointed representative, the Vice Chancellor for Research or an appointed representative, the Chair of the Faculty and one faculty senator selected by the Chair of the Faculty.
The membership of the committee shall serve according to their
disciplinary expertise. Ideally this
would include seven members from the College of Arts and Sciences, with at
least two each from Humanities, Social Sciences, and the Sciences/Math, and
seven members from the Professional Schools and other academic units, with no
more than one from each professional school. Each member shall have
demonstrated accomplishment in scholarship, research, or creative activity, as
evidenced by data submitted for each person nominated by the Committee on
Committees or from the floor of the
The chair of the committee may invite resource persons as necessary to realize the committee charge. The chair of the committee may appoint such subcommittees as he or she deems necessary.
3. Quorum: 8 elected members exclusive of ex-officio.
4. Committee Responsibilities:
A. The committee recommends policies and procedures governing the grant application process, criteria for the awarding of grants, guidelines for the use of research funds, and procedures for annual reporting by grant recipients.
B. The committee recommends the funding of meritorious
research/creative activity proposals. Members of the committee are not
permitted to submit proposals for the committee's consideration.
C. The Committee reviews at least annually those sections within the University Undergraduate Catalog that corresponds to the Committee’s charge and recommends changes as necessary.
5. To Whom The Committee Reports:
The committee submits recommendations of proposals to be funded to
the appropriate vice chancellor and reports the final list of funded proposals
6. How Often The Committee Reports:
reports to the
Of The Committee To Act Without
The committee is empowered to make recommendations regarding the funding of research proposals.
8. Standard Meeting Time:
The committee does not have a standard meeting time.