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University Research Enhancement Committee


Oversees apportionment of Research Enhancement Program funds to academic colleges. Members chair their College Research Enhancement Committee reviews of faculty proposals. Makes granting recommendations to the faculty senate as far as dedicated funds will allow. The committee is comprised of one faculty member per college, and meets once in each long semester.

2022 - 2023 Members

College University Research Enhancement Committee Term Exp Email
Applied Arts Carrie Boden Professor, Organization, Workforce and Leadership Studies 2023

Business Jaymeen Shah Professor, Computer Information Systems and Quantitative Methods 2024
Education Russell Lang Professor, Curriculum & Instruction 2025
Fine Arts and Communication Tricia Burke Associate Professor, Communication Studies 2024
Health Professions Farzan Irani Professor, Communication Disorders 2023
Liberal Arts Catherine Jaffe Professor, World Languages and Literatures and Literatures 2023
Science and Engineering Nihal Dharmasiri Associate Professor, Biology

Liberal Arts
Augustine Agwuele Chair at-large

Professor, Anthropology 2024
Research and Federal Relations Mike Blanda Assistant Vice President, Research and Federal Relations ex officio