Charge: The Research Policies Committee shall make advisory recommendations to the Senate and/or to the Vice Chancellor for Research and Engagement, acting for the Provost, about new policies or changes in existing policies that affect research conducted by faculty at the University. The overall goal for the committee is to enhance the research climate of the University.

Membership: One (1) voting General Faculty member from each electoral division; plus one (1) Senator appointed by the Chair of the Senate; the University-wide Institute or Center Director; the Chair of the Institutional Review Board for Human Subjects; the Chair of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee; and the Vice Chancellor for Research and Engagement.

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