Date of Meeting: 

Friday, March 24, 2017

Research Council Meeting

Friday, March 24, 2017

Attendance – Johna Leddy, Jane Nachtman, Jane Paulsen, Faryle Nothwehr, Carolyn Colvin, Kristan Worthington, Nicholas Borcherding, Elizabeth Constantine, Jessica Boyle, Robert Kirby, Alberto Segre, Kevin Kelly, Gary Gussin, George Hospodarsky, Avery Qin

Others – Richard Hichwa, Jennifer Lassner, Ann Ricketts, Michael Weaver, Lon Moeller, Josey Bathke, Emily Robnett

Item 1: Minutes from the January 27th Research Council Meeting

  • Minutes were reviewed and approved

Item 2: Minors on Campus Policy (Lon Moeller, Josey Bathke, Emily Robnett)

  • Lon Moeller discussed the background of the Minors on Campus policy, the Research Council’s previous comments on the policy, and the revised version of the policy
  • Research Council discussed hypothetical scenarios and applications of the proposed policy suggesting several wording changes
  • Suggestions for changes can continue via email. The goal is to have the policy finalized by the end of March and ready to submit for consideration to those who charged the policy committee

Item 3: Updates from OVPR&ED

  • Discussion of Federal Budget proposal infographic
  • Brief discussion of University of Iowa Budget Process
  • Creative Matches event is completely full