Research Council

Agenda: Thursday, March 3, 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
  • Call to order.
  • Approval of Minutes of February 10, 2011 meeting.
  • Information/Announcements
  • Topics for Discussion:
    • Finalize Discussion of Recommendations for Enhancing Graduate Education
      • Criteria for awarding resident tuition – Final (Vice Provost Fox)
      • Discussion of current data on graduate enrollments
      • Finalize enhancement decisions
    • Enhancing Interdisciplinary Research – Initial Discussion
      • Incentivizing ideas
      • New NSF Director’s Emphasis
    • Internal MSU awards
      • BEST (Buy-Out for Enhancing Scholarship and Teaching)
      • Scholarship & Creativity Grants
      • Short-term Professional Development Leave Program
      • Support Development of Interdisciplinary Research/Creativity

Next Meeting: Thursday, March 24, 2011, from 2:00-3:00 p.m. in 214 Hamilton Hall