Montana State University

Research Council

Agenda: Thursday, February 10, 2011

2:00 - 3:00 pm
214 Hamilton Hall
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McCoy, Tom Johnson, Cheryl Shaw, Joe
Black, Laura Kuntz, Sandy Whitlock, Cathy
Cloninger, Mary Gee, Regina  
Douglas, Trevor Jutila, Mark Potvin, Martha
Erickson, Joanne Marley, Robert/Anne Camper Yarnell, Allen
Hays, Rick Pascual, David Fox, Carl

  1. Call to order.

  2. Approval of Minutes of January 20, 2011 meeting.

  3. Information/Announcements

    1. Cooley Symposium February 23, 2011 (6 9 p.m. @ MOR)

  4. Topics for Discussion:

    1. Finalize Discussion of Recommendations for Enhancing Graduate Education
      • Stipend Support Matching Fund Possible Pilot Program in FY12
      • Reward Mechanisms for Departments that Successfully Grow Graduate Programs
        (e.g. additional faculty line, greater recruitment support, etc.)
      • Penalize Department for Lack of Commitment to Graduate Education
      • Require Some Level of Graduate Student Support in All Proposals
      • One-time Only Infrastructure Enhancements – Request Funding

    2. Enhancing Interdisciplinary Research Initial Discussion

Next Meeting: Thursday, March 3, 2011, from 2:00-3:00 p.m. in 214 Hamilton Hall