Faculty Research and Development Committee: 2022-2023

PURPOSE: The Faculty Research and Development Committee prepares guidelines, evaluates applications, and recommends recipients for grants designed to provide faculty members an opportunity to engage in organized study programs and/or introduce course innovations. The Committee also encourages participation in and support of research by faculty and students. The Committee makes possible the interaction of representatives from many areas and programs and provides a means of emphasizing the role of research in the University’s mission.

 

COMPOSITION: Two (2) faculty representatives from each academic college and one (1) from the Paul Meek Library to serve two-year overlapping terms. A faculty representative elected by the outgoing Committee will serve as chair and the Executive Director of Research, Outreach, and Economic Development will serve as secretary and a non‑voting member.

 

REPORTING CHANNEL: Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

 

MEMBERSHIP:

*Ms. Alisha Melton, Int. Exec. Director of Research, Outreach, and Economic Development, Secretary

Dr. Jeff Rogers, Agriculture and Applied Sciences (2023)

Dr. Mercan Derafshi, Agriculture and Applied Sciences (2024) 

Dr. Patrick Baker, Business and Global Affairs, (2023)

Dr. Adnan Rasool, Business and Global Affairs (2024)

Dr. Tabitha Cude, Education, Health, and Behavioral Sciences (2023)

Dr. Harriette Spiegel, Education, Health, and Behavioral Sciences (2024)

Dr. Kate Ericson, Engineering and Natural Sciences (2023)

Dr. Steve Elliott, Engineering and Natural Sciences (2024)

Ms. Sarah McCormick, Humanities and Fine Arts (2023)

Mr. Jason Stout, Humanities and Fine Arts (2024)

Dr. Erik Nordberg, Paul Meek Library (2023)

 

(*Indicates ex-officio member of the Committee)