Summer Research Awards Committee
The following information is taken from Motion
US00/01-6 which revises the charges to the standing University Committees.
SUMMER RESEARCH AWARDS
CHARGE & RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Summer Research Awards Committee shall be responsible for reviewing
applications forthe Summer Research Awards, awards administered through
the Office of Research and Faculty Development, and to present recommendations
to the Vice Provost for Research and Graduate Education. The committee
shall also address a research-specific issue and report back to the University
Senate on an as needed basis.The Office of Research and Faculty Development
provides the staffing for this committee.
Membership of the Summer Research Awards Committee is not fixed and
traditionally consists of the Vice Provost for Research or designee, 8-10
research-active faculty, broadly representative of the faculty, who are
themselves eligible to receive the award; plus a representative from the
Research & Faculty Development Office (ex officio, non-voting).
The Summer Research Awards Committee shall report to the University
Senate. At a minimum this report shall be in the form of an annual written
report submitted by the Committee Chair to the Secretary of the University
Senate no later than the final University Senate meeting in May. The committee
shall also make additional written or oral reports to the Senate as necessary.
See also US01/02-4
which is a process for filling vacancies on elected committees:
7.1 Since 1991-92, all non-elected committees established by faculty legislation
are appointed by the Committee on Committees, a committee appointed by
the University Senate. The Secretary of the Faculty shall coordinate the
elections of faculty to elective committees. The secretary shall arrange
for the filling of vacancies on elected committees and councils by notifying
the next eligible candidate, determined in descending order of the number
of votes received in the most recent election for the relevant committee
or council. If no eligible candidate is available to fill the vacancy,
the Senate Executive Committee, with advice and recommendations from the
Committee on Committees, shall appoint an eligible faculty member to fill
the vacancy until the next regular election cycle. Filling a vacancy shall
not preclude the appointee from standing for election to the same committee
or council during the next election cycle if eligible.
Reports to the Senate
Summer Research Award Committee report and accompanying
29, 2004 report of the Summer Research Awards Committee.
15 2007 Report of the Summer Research Awards Committee
1999-2000: Summer Research Awards Reviews applications for grants
in aid of research from University funds allocated for this purpose and
presents recommendations. Tom Dyke or designee (ex officio), chair; John
Keana (Chem), George Rowe (Eng), Cynthia Vakareliyska (Ling), (terms expire
9/00); Joe Fracchia (Hon Coll), Ron Kellett (Arch), Randall McGowen (Hist),
Margaret Sereno,(Psych), Ying Tan (FAA) (terms expire 9/01); Paula Burkhart
(ex officio), Kari Whittenberger-Keith (ex officio).
2001-2002: Stephen Fickas, Randall Moore, Janet Wasco, William Ayres, Susan
Hardwick, Massimo Lollini, Jeff Ostler, Robert Ribe, Dan Wojcik, Kari Whittenberger-Keith,
2002-2003: Ayres, William; Bonds, Alexandra; Hardwick, Susan, Geography;
Lollini, Massimo; Ostler, Jeff; Wojcik, Daniel; Epstein, Maram; Fang, Yue;
Lowenstam, Steven; Mayr, Ulrich; Kari Whittenberger-Keith; Paula Berkhart.
2003-2004: Moira Kiltie, chair; Epstein, Maram; Fang, Yue; Lowenstam, Steven;
Mayr, Ulrich; Anne McLucas; Sherwin Simmons; Arkady Vaintrob; Cynthia Vakareliyska;
Kari Whittenberger-Keith; Paula Berkhart.
2004-2005: Moira Kiltie (Chair), Anne McLucas, Peggy Pascoe, Sherwin Simmons,
Arkady Vaintrob, Cynthia Vakareliyska, Jim Crosswhite, Sara Hodges, John
Lukacs, Iain Pardoe.
2005-2006: Moira Kiltie (Chair), Jim Crosswhite, Sara Hodges, John Lukacs,
Iain Pardoe, G.Z. Brown, Christopher Ellis, Greg Retallack, Carol Silverman,
Paul van Donkelaar.
2006-2007: Moira Kiltie (Chair), G.Z. Brown, Christopher Ellis, Greg Retallack,
Carol Silverman, Paul van Donkelaar, James Harper, Jun Li, Erin Rowe, Cynthia
2007-2008: James Harper, Art History; Erin Rowe, History;
Cynthia Vakareliyska, Linguistics; Elizabeth Bohls, English ; Nancy Cheng, Architecture;
Steve Fickas, Computer Science; Marina Guenza, Chemistry; Alexander Polishchuck,
Mathematics; McKay Sohlberg, Education; Moira Kiltie.
2008-2009: Chair Mary Fechner; Elizabeth Bohls, English ; Nancy Cheng, Architecture; Steve
Fickas, Computer Science; Alexander Polishchuck, Mathematics; McKay Sohlberg,
Education; Shanka Chakraborty, Lisa Wolverton, Mary-Lyon Dolezal; Christopher Ellis,
Economics; Ex Officio: Moira Kiltie.
- The membership for 2009/2010 is be available on the University Committee Web Page
2009/10 University Committee Web Page. It will be posted to this archival web page in
late May 2010.