Minutes of Meeting

Research Council Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 3:00 PM

Location: Bldg 59/Room 1001

Call to Order:

The meeting was called by chair, Judy Ochrietor, to order at 3:00 PM.

Members Present:

Judith Ochrietor COAS (Biology), William Dally CCEC (Engineering), Laura Heffernan COAS (English), John Nuszkowski CCEC (Engineering), Lori Lange, COAS (Psychology), Lauri Wright, BCH (Nutrition & Dietetics), Suzi Wang, COAS (Sociology, Anthropology, & Social Work), Thomas Caswell, Library, Herbert Koegler, COAS (Philosophy & Religious Studies), Hope Wilson, COEHS (Foundations & Secondary Education)

Members Absent:

Kathleen Bloom, BCH (School of Nursing) Cara Tasher, COAS (School of Music) James Churilla, BCH (Clinical & Applied Movement Sciences) Mina Baliamoune, CCB (Economics & Geography) Kristi Sweeney, COEHS (Leadership, School Counseling, & Sports Management) Lakshmi Goel, CCB (Management)

Others Attending:

John Kantner, Associate Vice President for ORSP (Non-Vote), David Fenner, Faculty Association VP & Faculty Affairs Committee Representative
  • Approval of the Minutes
    Minutes of January 18, 2017 meeting was approved.
  • Introductory Remarks/Old Business
    Welcome and Introductory Remarks.
  • New Business
    • UNF Research Week. Activities were review by the committee.
    • UNF identity statement on research/scholarship. David Fenner discussed the history of the research/scholarship project which began in 2015. The research/scholarship survey went out to all faculty and a synopsis of the survey results has been prepared. In addition to the survey results, Dr. Fenner has been in contact with all members of Faculty Affairs and Research Council for their thoughts on a scholarship statement. Dr. Fenner will be drafting a Research Identity Statement in the next 2 weeks. The draft will be sent out to Faculty Affairs and Research Council for their input.
    • Judy will send out a list of faculty funded for Summer Research Awards.
  • Adjournment & Next Meeting
    Meeting adjourned at 3:32 PM.
    Next meeting will be March 15, 2017.