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Committees for 2004-05

Standing Committees

Policies and Procedures

Charge: To explore the realm of policies and procedures at the University with special attention to policies and procedures which have not evolved consistent with the University’s development as a Research I University. To make recommendations to the VC/Research regarding desirable policy and procedure changes that would enhance the productivity of the research enterprise.

Mail list: rc_policies_and_procedures@hickory.engr.utk.edu
Chair: Bill Hamel
Members: Bruce Bomar, Brandon Farmer (GSS), Bob Donnell, Jan Brown,
Ex Officio: Billie Collier, Wayne Davis, Arlene Garrison, Roland Mote, Tom Ladd, Faye Muly, John Sobieski, Carol Tenopir, Clif Woods

Tangible Research Project and Research Development Policies

Research Promotion and Education

Charge: To work with the Research Office to educate the community — University as well as Statewide — regarding the research activities of the University. To promote awareness of the activities and achievements of the research enterprise. May work jointly with the Special Projects Committee.

Mail List: rc_research_promotion_and_education@hickory.engr.utk.edu
Chair: Jan Musfeldt
Members: Dukwon Kim, Mary Rogge, Joanne Hall, Kathy Bohstedt,
Ex Officio: Billie Collier, Denny Dukes, Arlene Garrison, Lillian Mashburn, Jeanine Williamson, Clif Woods, Bill Blass

Research Promotion

Research Infrastructure

Charge: To determine and prioritize research infrastructure needs in consultation with the research faculty. To engage the University administration in a substantive dialog regarding Research Infrastructure funding models such as the Library Model versus a Cost Recovery Model. To provide an assessment of the likely impact of funding model choices on Faculty productivity, graduate education, and our Research I status. To integrate into an annual research infrastructure needs document all committee assessments.

Mail list: rc_research_infrastructure@hickory.engr.utk.edu
Chair: Micah Beck
Members: Heather Hirschfeld, Stefan Richter, Trevor Moulden
Ex Officio: Gayle Baker, Billie Collier, Denny Dukes, Bill Dunne, Arlene Garrison, Maureen Groer, Joanne Hall, Faye Muly, Clif Woods

Special Panels

Chancellor’s Research Awards
Charge: To solicit nominations, receive nominations, evaluate nominations materials and make recommendations to the Provost for the awards.

Mail list:rc_chancellors_research_awards@hickory.engr.utk.edu

Chair: Elizabeth Sutherland
Members: Kathy Bohstedt, Mary Rogge, Tom Handler, Mark Hedrick
Ex Officio: Wayne Davis, Bill Dunne, Billie Collier, Arlene Garrison, Tom Ladd, Carol Tenopir, Bill Blass, Jeanine Williamson
Awards 2004

SARIF: Summer Special Research Assistants
Charge: To solicit nominations, receive nominations, evaluate nominations materials and make recommendations to the Associate Vice President for Research for the awarding of the funding.

Mail list: rc_sarif_summer_ra@hickory.utk.edu

Chair: Arlene Garrison
Members: Bruce Bomar, Dukwon Kim, Jan Brown, Stefan Richter, Tom Handler, Heather Hirschfeld
Ex Officio: Billie Collier, Arlene Garrison, Robert Moore, Clif Woods, Wes Hines
SARIF Summer GRA Report
Summer 2004 GRA Announcement

SARIF Equipment & Infrastructure
Charge: To solicit and evaluate proposals and make recommendations to the Associate Vice President for Research for the awarding of the funding.

Mail list:rc_sarif_equipment@hickory.engr.utk.edu

Chair: Tom Handler
Members: Jan Musfeldt, Bill Hamel, Bob Donnell, Micah Beck
Ex officio: Billie Collier, Bill Dunne, Wayne Davis, Arlene Garrison, Clif Woods, Bill Blass

EPPE (Exhibit, Publication and Performance Expense)
Charge: To solicit and evaluate applications for EPPE grants on a timely basis and make recommendations to Associate Vice President for Research for funding.

Mail list:rc_eppe@hickory.engr.utk.edu

Chair: Wes Hines
Members: Heather Hirschfeld, Kathy Bohstedt, Mary Rogge,
Ex Officio: Gayle Baker, Billie Collier, Arlene Garrison, John Sobieski, Clif Woods

EPPE Report

Centers Evaluation
Charge: To evaluate Research Centers on an ongoing periodic basis and recommend to the Associate Vice President for Research the disposition of renewal requests; to perform the same evaluation for new applications for Research Center status.

Mail link: rc_centers_evaluation@hickory.engr.utk.edu

Chair: Bill Blass
Members: Micah Beck, Bill Hamel, Janice Musfeldt, Jan Brown
Ex Officio: Billie Collier, Arlene Garrison, Clif Woods

Ad hoc Committees

Special Projects
Charge: To engage in activities which will raise Community awareness of UTK research activities and results. To promote the participation of all faculty in scholarly and research activities. Specific projects shall include the RC web page, a public lecture series, and the promotion of small grant applications. Mail list:rc_special_projects@hickory.engr.utk.edu

Chair: Joanne Hall
Members: Kathy Bohstedt, Mary Rogge, Micah Beck, Bob Donnell
Ex Officio: Billie Collier, Arlene Garrison, Lillian Mashburn, Robert Moore, Clif Woods, Bill Blass

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