Minutes of Meeting

Research Council Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 11:00 AM

Location: Library Special Collections. Bldg 12, 1st floor, Rm 1301

Call to Order:

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

Members Present:

Aisha Johnson-Jones, Library Laura Heffernan, COAS (English) Lori Lange, COAS (Psychology) Judith Ochrietor, COAS (Biology) William Dally, CCEC (Engineering) John Nuszkowski, CCEC (Engineering) Lauri Wright, BCH (Nutrition & Dietetics) Cara Tasher, COAS (Music) James Churilla, BCH (Clinical and Applied Movement Sciences) Herbert Koegler (Philosophy & Religious Studies)

Members Absent:

Mina Baliamoune, CCB (Economics & Geography) Hope Wilson, CEHS (Foundations & Secondary Education) Lakshmi Goel, CCB (Management) Kathleen Bloom, BCH (Nursing) Kristi Sweeney, CEHS (Leadership, School Counseling, & Sports Management) Members on sabbatical: *Scott Brown, COAS (Art & Design)

Others Attending:

John Kantner, Associate Vice President for ORSP Radha Pyati, President, UNF Faculty Association
  • Approval of the Minutes
    The minutes from the September meeting will approve electronically.
  • Introductory Remarks/Old Business
    Welcome and Introductory Remarks.

    Welcomed new members.
  • New Business

    Discussion on grant selection process.

    • Review of research proposals due 11/18@5pm.
    • Each reviewer has been assigned 3-4 proposals.
    • The new rubric is much improved.
    • Conflict of interest defined and discussed. 
  • Other Discussions/Announcement
    Radha Pyati, President of the UNF Faculty Association, met RC members and thanked the committee for their work.

    Congratulations to Aisha Johnson-Jones on her new position. Members are asked to consider becoming chair of the committee.
  • Adjournment & Next Meeting
    Meeting adjourned at 11:26 PM. Meeting notes will be approved by the committee electronically. The next meeting will be on Monday, November 28, 2016 @11:00 AM.


    *Remark: *Suzie Weng from the Sociology, Anthropology, & Social Work replaced for Scott Brown.