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Academic Affairs / Provost

Administration 203
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660-543-4116





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University Research Council

I. FUNCTION

A. To formulate policies and procedures pertaining to university-wide internal funding for faculty research and scholarly activities

B. To assist the School of Graduate Studies and the Office of Sponsored Programs in promoting research and scholarly activities

C. To serve as a resource and liaison to departments and colleges

D. To review and recommend funding of faculty research proposals and research leaves

E. To review and recommend graduate research funds and awards

II. POSITION IN THE ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE

Reports to the Provost through the Director of Sponsored Programs

III. MEMBERSHIP

A. Composition (7 members)

1. One faculty member from each college and L/AE

2. Dean of the School of Graduate Studies

3. Director of Sponsored Programs

B. Selection

1. Faculty members nominated by FS Committee on Committees and confirmed by Faculty Senate

2. Dean of the School of Graduate Studies (ex officio/non-voting)

3. Director of Sponsored Programs (ex officio/non- voting)

C. Selection of Chair and Chair-elect

Shall select a chair and chair-elect from its faculty membership

D. Term of Service

Two years

IV. COMMENTS

Whenever possible, a second-year committee member should be selected as chair.

The committee chair is responsible for creating and maintaining a Procedures Manual, a copy to be kept in the Faculty Senate Office.
Committees may conduct business and voting via electronic means.

REV 1/07

Editorial REV 4/11