Undergraduate Research Review CommitteePurpose & Function:
The goal of the Undergraduate Research Committee is to promote and support undergraduate research and scholarly activity by providing funding for undergraduates to conduct and present their research and scholarly activity, and by providing a forum in which undergraduates can present and be recognized for their scholarly activity. The committee
- solicits student proposals for funding;
- reviews and evaluates student proposals and budgets;
- submits approved projects to the academic Director of Honors and Fellowships for funding;
- coordinates the annual Marywood University Undergraduate Research Forum;
- provides annual reports to the academic deans.
Membership & Selection:
One full-time faculty member from each college
One representative from the Institutional Review Board for the Protection of Human Participants
Director of Honors and Fellowships
Faculty members are appointed by their respective deans.
The representative of the Institutional Review Board for the Protection of Human Subjects is appointed by the Vice President for Academic Affairs.
The Chair of the committee is elected by and from the faculty representatives.Term:
Faculty - three years with possibility of reappointment.
Representative of IRB - three years with possibility of reappointment.
Meetings are held at least four times per year.Reports To:
Vice President for Academic AffairsHistory:
11/18/02 - Revision approved by the Vice President for Academic Affairs
05/06/08 - Title change to Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
07/01/11 - Title change to Vice President for Academic Affairs