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Policy Title: Faculty Research Advisory Committee

Boise State University Policy # 5040
Effective Date: November 1986
Revised: July 1993
July 1995
March 2009

Purpose:
To establish policy for the creation of a Faculty Research Committee. Committee members shall provide a communication link necessary to foster and encourage research within the academic community between the Division of Research & Economic Development and the college/schools in which each member holds an appointment.

Scope:
Applies to the Vice President for Research and Economic Development and Faculty

Responsible Party:
Vice President for Research and Economic Development, 426-5732


Policy

  1. Policy Statement
    This standing committee shall serve as a faculty advisory group to the Vice President for Research and Economic Development to provide overall advice on strategic directions for University research and creative activity programs, and policies and procedures developed and implemented through the Division of Research & Economic Development.
  2. Faculty Research Committee
    Committee members shall provide a communication link necessary to foster and encourage research within the academic community between the Division of Research & Economic Development and the college/schools in which each member holds an appointment
  3. Areas of Responsibility
    1. Help to develop and promote a research culture on campus.
    2. Assist in the review of research-related policies, procedures, and guidelines.
    3. Act as a liaison between the Division of Research & Economic Development and the faculty to disseminate information related to research and sponsored project activities.
    4. Represent faculty research interests individually and/or collectively and be responsive to questions and concerns of both faculty and student researchers
  4. Committee Composition:
    1. Membership: A minimum of one (1) representative per academic college/division, one (1) liaison from the Faculty Senate, and a minimum of one (1) representative from Research Faculty.
    2. Selection: Members shall be selected by the Faculty Senate Nominating Committee in collaboration with the Deans and the Vice President for Research and Economic Development.
    3. Term: Members shall serve no more than two (2) consecutive years on the committee.