Committee on Research Charge

13.28 Committee on Research (CC 21 Feb 96, 31 Aug 19)

13.28.1 There are nine Santa Cruz Division members, including at least one and no more than three members from each academic division and the School of Engineering. In addition, there is one graduate student representative. (Am 3 Dec 69, 24 Feb 71, 10 Feb 93, 31 May 95, 18 Feb 98 EI; 19 Feb 03, 19 Oct 12; CC 31 Aug 98, 31 Aug 19; EC 18 Oct 91, 31 Aug 04)

13.28.2 The Committee:

1) The committee informs the Division on issues pertaining to the research mission at UCSC and the University of California, consults with the Vice Chancellor for Research (VCR), advises the Chancellor, and explores new initiatives to enhance the quality, relevance, sustainability and support for research. For example, the committee addresses campus research budgets, research infrastructure, policy and strategy, promotion and coordination of multidisciplinary research, collaborative research among faculty, and policies governing acceptance of extramural funding.

2) Advises the VCR on policies for periodic evaluation of administrative entities that support faculty research, including such offices as the Office of Research, Office of Sponsored Projects, Office for the Management of Intellectual Property and Compliance Administration, and UCSC Natural Reserves. (EC 31 Aug 19)

3) Establishes and implements policies and procedures governing the allocation of funds within the purview of the Faculty Grants Program for the conduct of research and for travel to attend scholarly meetings, informs the Division of these policies and procedures, and periodically evaluates them. (Am 6 Dec 67, 31 May 95, 19 Feb 03, 18 Nov 16; CC 31 Aug 98, 31 Aug 06, 31 Aug 19; EC 1 Aug 76, 31 Aug 18)