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1999-2000 Academic Year


COMMITTEE: Research/Creative Activity Grants


1. Membership (include ex-officio members).


Catherine Rigsby

Dawn Clark

Marge Inman

Randall Parker

Bonnie Mani

Janette Fishell

Michael Ehlbeck

Martha Selby

John Daughtry

Brent Angell

Alan Schreier

Edson Justiniano

Sharon Nichols

Scott Delana

Connie Ciesielski

Anne Dickerson

Marie Pokorny

Richard Miller

Bob Edwards

Semion Lyandres

Andrew Stuart


2. Meeting Dates (include members present*).

*and members who contributed to committee

action, but were not at the meeting.


August 27, 1999

September 14, 1999

September28, 1999

October 12, 1999

November 9, 1999

(Attendance records not kept)


3. Subcommittees established during the year

(include progress and/or completion of



Two subcommittees established to review

rounds one and two of proposals. Work

completed.  Each subcommittee met twice.


4. Accomplishments during the year,

especially as addressed through committee

goals.  Please include recommendations made

to any University agency other than the

Faculty Senate that will be noted under #5.


19 proposals of the 32 proposals recommended

were funded at a cost of around $250.000.00.


5. Reports to the Faculty Senate (include

dates and resolution numbers).



6. Business carried over to next year (list

in priority order).


All business relevant for the coming year

was completed.


7. Evaluation of the committee (include

anything that hindered or assisted the

committee's work during the year).


A. Charge:


B. Personnel:


C. Attendance: This is the only minor

      hindrance since many members score the

      proposals and yet may not have attended the

      committee discussions. This is a chronic



D. Responsibilities:


E. Activities


8. Suggestion(s) to the Chair of the Faculty

and/or Faculty Senate for improving the

effectiveness of the committee.


Only nominate and elect individuals who

genuinely want to do the massive amount of

work required to perform the tasks of this

committee properly.