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Committee on Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity (RSCA)

The charge of this committee shall include, but not be limited to, initiating, developing, recommending, reviewing and/or supporting:

  • Policies and resources that govern and support faculty and student research, including grants and contracts;
  • Policies regarding faculty intellectual property and copyright rights for research and curricular materials;
  • Research policies;
  • The availability and allocation of adequate resources to support quality research programs;
  • Campus research competitions including faculty and student research;
  • Advocating and disseminating research on campus and to broader communities;
  • Advocate support for research related compliance issues including policy/procedures and infrastructure (Human Subjects, Animals, Research Misconduct, Conflicts of Interest, Export Control, Biohazards, etc.);
  • Closely working with units on campus to bring in more research funding and activities;
  • Serve as a forum for the discussion of improvement and expansion of research activity;
  • Advocate for needs/resources related to research and the research environment;
  • Promote collaborative research internally and externally;
  • Encourage and support faculty and students engaging in research, scholarship, and creative activities.

2017/19 RSCA members include:

Position First Name Last Name
ChairKentAdams
CAHHSShannonSnapp
COBJennyLin
COEErinRamirez
CHSHSBrianCook
COSJohnOlson
University College
LibraryKathleneHanson
CPHS Rep.KentĀ Adams
IACUC Rep.TrishSevene
UCorp Faculty Board MemberScottFausti
Appointed SenatorJustinMatthews
Student Rep.JenniferCosta
Ex-Officio
UROC Rep.NatashaOehlman
Sponsored Programs Rep.CindyLopez
Director of Communications (or designee)GregPool
Agendas & Minutes

Academic Senate

Phone
(831) 582-4404
Fax
(831) 582-3843