Minutes of Meeting

Research Council Monday, November 30, 2015 at 11:00 AM

Location: Library Special Collections. Bldg 12, 1st floor, Rm 1300

Call to Order:

The meeting was called to order by chair, Aisha Johnson, at 11:00 AM.

Members Present:

Hope Wilson, COEHS (Foundations & Secondary Education); Aisha Johnson, Library; Christopher Brown, CCEC (School of Engineering/Civil); Michele Moore, BCH (Public Health); Dan Dinsmore, COEHS (Foundations & Secondary Education)

Members Absent:

Elinor Scheirer, COEHS (Leadership, School Counseling, & Sport Management); Herbert Koegler, COAS (Philosophy & Religious studies); Chris Baynard, CCB (Economics & Geography); Lakshmi Goel, CCB (Management). Members on sabbatical: Scott Brown, COAS (Art & Design); James Churilla, BCH(Clinical and Applied Movement Sciences); Laura Heffernan, COAS (English); Courtney Hackney, COAS (Biology); Cara Tasher, COAS (Music) – At-large

Others Attending:

John Kantner, Associate Vice President for ORSP
  • Approval of the Minutes

    The minutes from the last two meeting on October 2nd and October 26th sessions were approved via email. Motion made by Dinsmore.

  • Introductory Remarks/Old Business

    Welcome and Introductory Remarks: discussion of summer grant scores.

    Johnson: Provided a handout with the scores from both reviewers combined and in descending order.

    Moore: Requested the ratio for application per college, to which Johnson agreed.

    Dinsmore: Requested information on if the reviewers recommended funding. Johnson agreed to add this information to the excel handout and for each reviewer and send it in email to all members.

    Member agreed this will help them with a cut off concerning the number of grants to be funded. This recommendation would later be sent to AA.

    Chair sent information on applicants per college and reviewer recommendations for funding via email on Tuesday.

    Motion made (Dinsmore via email) to forward for funding (with the scores) to AA any proposal that has 1 or 2 "yesses" for a fundable project from the two reviewers. Motion approved via email.

    Sending a doodle poll for meeting times to meet second week in January.

  • New Business

    None

  • Other Discussions/Announcement

    None

  • Adjournment & Next Meeting

    Meeting adjourned at 11:31 a.m. Meeting notes will be approved by the committee at the beginning of the next meeting. The next meeting time will be the second week of January 2016.