University Research Advisory Council

Reports to: Vice Provost for Research
Charge: Serve as an advisory body to the Vice Provost for Research (or the President) on matters pertaining to research, scholarship and creative activities within the University

Foster the success and growth of research programs at the University

Recommend for action by the Academic Council policies and procedures which will enhance the ability of the University to achieve its potential for distinction in research, scholarship and creative activities

Identify priorities for institutional support for research, e.g. infrastructure, major equipment, maintenance contracts, etc.

Identify opportunities for external collaborative projects

Foster communication among researchers in the different colleges

Maintain a database and review annually the institution's success in deriving extramural funding from sponsored programs (Research, Service, and Instruction) eligible for indirect cost allocation.

Status Membership Structure Name Length of Term
 Voting  Vice Provost for Research
Dr. William R. Duncan  Indefinite 
Assistant Vice President for Research/Director Office
of Research & Sponsored Programs Administration 
 To be determined Indefinite
 Graduate School  Dr. Cecilia McIntosh  Indefinite
 Honors College Dr. Rico Ignace  Indefinite
 Chair, Research Development Committee  Dr. David Hurley  Indefinite
 Chair, University Committee on
Animal Care
 Dr. Douglas Thewke  Indefinite
 Sherrod Library Ms. Patricia Van Zandt Indefinite
 Faculty Senate Committee on
Research, Creative, & Scholarly Activity
 Dr. Jonathan Peterson 2018
 High Performance Cluster
Computer Committee
 Dr. Jeff Knisley 2018
 College of Arts & Sciences  Dr. Beverly Smith 2017
 College of Business & Technology  Dr. Donald Shemwell 2017
 College of Clinical & Rehabilitative
Health Sciences
 Dr. Andy Clark 2018
 College of Education  Dr. John Wheeler 2018
 College of Medicine  Dr. Greg Ordway 2017
 College of Nursing  Dr. Ken Phillips 2017
 College of Pharmacy  Dr. David Roane 2018
 College of Public Health  Dr. Joel Hillhouse 2018

Updated 14 September 2015

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