The meeting was called to order at
changes were requested to the minutes of the
Klinzing and Tabakin met with Elizabeth Baranger and David Jasnow to determine if there is anything that should be done centrally to improve graduate student recruitment. Council was invited to provide suggestions on how to do this.
mentioned the difficulty faced by the
Klinzing suggested that the new director of the Office of International Services be invited to address the URC. Klinzing also suggested that Council work with the University Council on Graduate Study regarding this issue.
Council is to discuss changing the guidelines for the program to encourage the use of graduate students at a future meeting.
regarding Teaching Assistant and Graduate Student Researcher salaries ensued.
Barrionuevo commented on a reported change in NIH grants -- in three years,
graduate student support will not be permitted. Klinzing will contact
Provost Maher complimented Council on the progress made in targeted areas last year. He asked URC members to continue work in:
He similarly requested that Council:
The Office of Research has been involved in several professional development activities. Two teleconferences were held to educate research administration staff in the areas of compliance and the responsible conduct of research.
The 2002 version of the Faculty and Staff Research Administration Viewbook (a grant assembly handbook) has been updated and is availabe on the Office of Research Website.
Schafmeister has been hired as a new grants officer.
Her responsibilities will be centered in the
The Office is working on testing of software for research administration.
Klinzing requested help from Council in identifying hot topics in research.
The meeting adjourned at
cc: Elizabeth Baranger, N. John Cooper, Gerald Holder