Senate Committee on Research Scholarship & Creative Activity
9.8 The Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity Committee. The Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity Committee shall represent the faculty in matters pertaining to all types of research and scholarly and creative activity. The Committee is tasked to participate in the development, monitoring, and evaluation of all matters and policies related to the diverse research, scholarship and creative activities throughout the University. These policies include, but are not limited to, matters concerning intellectual property, patents, translational research, technology transfer, distribution of overhead funds, university-wide research initiatives, conflict of interest, and compliance. The Committee shall serve as liaison with appropriate administrators and administrative bodies of the University and members from the Committee shall represent the faculty on the appropriate University committees and councils. The Committee Chair, or his/her designee, shall attend meetings of the Academic Affairs Committee of the Board of Trustees with voice but not vote.