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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 faculty research and scholarly activities

B. To assist the Graduate School 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 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 (9 members)

1. One faculty member from each college, Library Services, and University Graduate Council

2. Vice Provost for Academic Programs & Services

3. Director of Sponsored Programs

4. Research Compliance Officer

B. Selection

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

2. Vice Provost for Academic Programs & Services (ex officio/non-voting)

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

4. Research Compliance Officer (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

1. Two years

2. Meets once a semester with additional meetings (face to face or electronically) as needed

3. No summer meetings

IV. COMMENTS

REV 1/07

Editorial REV 4/11

REV 9/14