Appointed by: President
Reports to: Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Number of Members: 7
Correct as of: August 2016
Purpose. Encourages research at all levels within the University Faculty and provides recognition for such performance; determines the criteria by which monetary awards and possibly other forms of recognition are to be given to faculty members who display excellence in research to the University community; and determines the recipients of a $5,000 monetary award for excellence in research to the University community. Members of the committee are not eligible for nomination.
Appointments. The President makes all appointments from University Faculty Senate nominations; Chair is elected by the committee members; committee consists of seven members serving two-year terms expiring at the end of the fiscal year (three members to rotate off the committee in odd-numbered years and four members to rotate off the committee in even-numbered years). The Chair will serve a one-year term.
Note: Past Winners of this award can be found here.
Term for Chair expires August 31, 2016:
Hiranya Nath*, Chair
Terms expire August 31, 2017
Benny Arney, Sciences
Hiranya Nath*, Business Administration
Gary Oden, Health Sciences
Terms expire August 31, 2018
Jeffrey Bouffard, Criminal Justice
Matthew Fuller, Education
Craig Henderson, Humanities and Social Sciences
Aric Schneller, Fine Arts and Mass Communication
*Name appears more than once
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