University of Vermont

Faculty Senate

Research, Scholarship, & The Creative Arts

Chair - Professor Chris Burns

This committee shall have responsibility for matters relating to research activities, scholarly work and the creative arts carried out at the University.  The research purview includes graduate and undergraduate education.  It shall review, recommend, and participate in the formulation of policy with respect to resources related to RSCA including physical facilities, allocation of space, and library resources, as well as resources for graduate and undergraduate RSCA programs; it will make recommendations to assure effective use of these resources.  It shall serve as liaison between the Senate and the administration on such matters as, but not limited to:  the broad role of the University in advancing knowledge and communication through research, scholarship and the creative arts; external and internal support for encouraging research, scholarship and creative arts, including graduate and undergraduate participation; intellectual property and technology transfer; and ethical issues and issues affecting the academic environment as these arise in pursuit of research, scholarship or creative arts.  It shall consult frequently with other University and collegiate committees that are charged to initiate, maintain, and monitor institutional support programs for research, scholarship, and creative arts, as well as maintain close liaison with appropriate administrative offices in its areas of responsibility.


The History of RSGE

Appendix 1, Appendix 2, Appendix 3, Appendix 4, Appendix 5, Appendix 6

Current Members:

Name: Department: Term:
Eyal Amiel CNHS 2015
John Burke CALS 2017
Chris Burns LIB 2017
Kevin Chiang BSAD 2016
Daniel Hudson EXT 2015
Kieran Killeen CESS 2015
Beth Kirkpatrick MED 2017

Jeffrey Spees* sabbatical alternate

MED 2016
George Pinder CEMS 2015
Patricia Riley CAS 2015
Alice Schermerhorn CAS 2016
Brian Voigt RSENR 2016
Rory Waterman CAS 2017


Research, Scholarship & Graduate Education Meeting Schedules, Agendas & Minutes:

2014-15 Meeting Schedule & Minutes

2013-14 Minutes

2012-13 Minutes

2011-12 Minutes

2010-11 Minutes

2009-10 Minutes

2008-09 Minutes

2007-08 Minutes

2006-07 Minutes

2005-06 Minutes


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