University Research Council

October 13, 2011

Meeting Summary

Council Charge

Patricia Beeson, the University’s Provost, delivered the Council’s charge.  She asked Council members to:


Council members briefly discussed the University’s intellectual property policy.  The Provost noted that her predecessor, James Maher, recently completed a benchmarking study on other universities’ intellectual property policies.

George Klinzing, Vice Provost for Research, mentioned URC-sponsored multidisciplinary team meetings.  Manufacturing, cybersecurity, and social networking previously have been discussed at these meetings.

Council members also covered: