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Committees for 2003-04

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.

Chair: Bill Hamel
Members: Bruce Bomar, Marion Hansen, Wes Hines, Karen Hughes, Majid Keyhani, Jon Levin
Ex Officio: Billie Collier, Wayne Davis, Arlene Garrison, Thomas Klindt, 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.

Chair: Jan Musfeldt
Members: Dukwon Kim, Bill Nugent, Bonnie Ownley, Mary Rogge, Pamela Small
Ex Officio: Billie Collier, Denny Dukes, Arlene Garrison, Lillian Mashburn, Jeanine Williamson, Clif Woods

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.

Chair: Bill Blass
Members: Basil Antar, Micah Beck, Thomas Burman, Heather Hirschfeld, Rick Williams
Ex Officio: Gayle Baker, Billie Collier, Denny Dukes, Bill Dunne, Arlene Garrison, Maureen Groer, Joanne Hall, Faye Muly, Clif Woods

Special Panels

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

Chair: Mike Gant
Members: Doug Birdwell, Jon Levin, Bill Nugent
Ex Officio: Wayne Davis, Billie Collier, Arlene Garrison, Tom Ladd, Carol Tenopir, Jeanine Williamson, Clif Woods

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.

SARIF Summer GRA Report
Summer 2004 GRA Announcement

Chair: Arlene Garrison
Members: Bruce Bomar, Thomas Burman, Dukwon Kim
Ex Officio: Billie Collier, Arlene Garrison, Robert Moore, Clif Woods

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.

Chair: Bill Blass
Members: Karen Hughes, Pamela Small, Rick Williams
Ex officio: Billie Collier, Bill Dunne, Arlene Garrison, Clif Woods

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

Chair: Gayle Baker
Members: Wes Hines, Heather Hirschfeld, Majid Keyhani, Mary Rogge
Ex Officio: Jon Coddington, Billie Collier, Arlene Garrison, Maureen Groer, 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.

Chair: Elizabeth Sutherland
Members: Basil Antar, Micah Beck, Bill Hamel, Janice Musfeldt, Bonnie Ownley
Ex Officio: Billie Collier, Arlene Garrison, Thomas Klindt, 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.

Chair: Elizabeth Sutherland
Members: Doug Birdwell, Michael Gant, Joanne Hall, Marion Hansen
Ex Officio: Jon Coddington, Billie Collier, Arlene Garrison, Lillian Mashburn, Robert Moore, Clif Woods

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