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Research, Scholarship, and the Creative Arts Committee is a standing committee of the Faculty Senate

Charge of the RSCA

This committee is responsible for matters relating to research activities, scholarly work, and creative and performing arts carried out at the University, including graduate education and items referred to in Sections 1.1c, 1.2b, 1.2g, and 1.2k in the Faculty Senate bylaws.  The RSCA reviews, recommends, and participates in the formulation of policy with respect to resources related to these activities, including physical facilities and allocation of appurtenant space, library resources and resources for graduate programs, and makes recommendations to assure effective use of these resources. The RSCA serves 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 through research, scholarship, and the performing arts; external and internal support for encouraging these activities, including graduate and undergraduate research; intellectual property, and technology transfer; ethical issues and issues affecting the academic environment as these arise in research or scholarly work. The RSCA consults frequently with other University and collegiate committees that are charged to initiate, maintain, and monitor institutional support programs for research, scholarship, the creative arts, and graduate education, as well as maintains close liaison with appropriate administrative offices in its areas of responsibility.

RSCA Operating Procedures (pdf)
 

RSCA Membership & Chair

Supplementing the membership described in 7.121a of the Faculty Senate bylaws, this committee shall include an additional member from the College of Arts and Sciences representing the field of the creative and performing arts.

The Chair of the RSCA is Mary Cushman, Dr. Cushman is a Professor of Medicine in the Larner College of Medicine. 

RSCA Member List

2019-2020 Research, Scholarship & the Creative Arts Committee Members
CollegeNamePhototerm
Arts & ScienceGough, KatieKatie Gough2018-2021
Arts & ScienceBrennan, VickiVicki Brennan2019-2022
Arts & ScienceBeltre, MildredMildred Beltre2020-2023
Agriculture & Life SciencePreston, JillJill Preston2020-2023
Business (Grossman School)Monsen, ErikErik Monsen2019-2022
Education & Social ServicesMancini, KellyKelly Mancini2018-2021
Engineering & Mathematical ScienceHolmen, BrittBritt Holmen2018-2021
Environment & Natural Resources (Rubenstein School)Gould, RachelleRachael Gould2019-2022
LibrariesSilkotch, Christie 2020-2023
Larner College of MedicineCushman, MaryMary Cushman2017-2020
Larner College of MedicineWeiss, DanielDan Weiss2019-2022
Nursing & Health ScienceKrementsov, DimitryDimitry Krementsov2019-2022
Graduate Student SenatePending 2020-2021
Student Government AssociationPending 2020-2021

 

RSCA Meeting Schedule and Materials

Waterman Sign

The RSCA generally meets the second Thursday of each month from 12:30 - 2:00 p.m. in Waterman 427A.

2020-2021 RSCA Meeting Schedule and Materials

2020-2021 RSCA Meeting Schedule
DateAgendaMinutes
September 10, 2020AgendaMinutes
October 8, 2020AgendaMinutes
November 12, 2020AgendaMinutes
December 10, 2020AgendaMinutes
January 14, 2021AgendaMinutes
February 11, 2021AgendaMinutes
March 18, 2021AgendaMinutes
April 8, 2021AgendaMinutes
May 13, 2021AgendaMinutes

2019-2020 RSCA Meeting Schedule and Materials

2019-2020 RSCA Meeting Schedule
DateAgendaMinutes
September 12thAgendaMinutes
October 10thAgendaMinutes
November 14thAgendaMinutes
December 12thNo Meeting 
January 9thAgendaMinutes
February 13thAgendaMinutes
March 19thAgendaMinutes
April 9thAgendaMinutes
May 14thAgendaMinutes

2018-2019 RSCA Meeting Schedule and Materials

2018-2019 RSCA Meeting Schedule
DateAgendaMinutes
September 13, 2018AgendaMinutes
October 11, 2018AgendaMinutes
November 8, 2018AgendaMinutes
December 6, 2018AgendaMinutes
January 10, 2019AgendaMinutes
March 7, 2019AgendaMinutes
April 18, 2019AgendaMinutes
May 9, 2019AgendaMinutes

2017-2018 RSCA Meeting Schedule and Materials

2017-2018 RSCA Meeting Schedule
DateAgendaMinutes
September 14, 2017AgendaMinutes
October 12, 2017AgendaMinutes
November 9, 2017AgendaMinutes
December 7, 2017AgendaMinutes
January 7, 2018AgendaMinutes
February 8, 2018AgendaMinutes
March 8, 2018AgendaMinutes
April 12, 2018AgendaMinutes
May 10, 2018AgendaMinutes

2016-2017 RSCA Meeting Schedule and Materials

2016-2017 RSCA Meeting Schedule
DateAgendaMinutes
September 8, 2016AgendaMinutes
October 13, 2016AgendaMinutes
November 10, 2016AgendaMinutes
December 8, 2016AgendaMinutes
January 12, 2017AgendaMinutes
February 9, 2017AgendaMinutes
March 9, 2017AgendaMinutes
April 13, 2017AgendaMinutes
May 18, 2017AgendaMinutes