CoR Subcommittees

 The Council on Research may employ committees to facilitate its actions under the Council Charges. Committees may be composed in part, but not in whole, of faculty members who are not Council members.

 Council on Research (CoR) Subcommittees

Name of Subcommittee 
Subcommittee Charge 
Benevolent  Awards Review 
(Benevolent Association Research Grant for Graduate Students)
2017/18 Chair:
Thomas Robertson
Review applications/proposals and make recommendations for funding to the Vice President for Research via CoR. The committee may also review program guidelines and procedures and submit recommended changes to the Chair of CoR. This subcommittee should consist of at least three to five members plus the chairperson, of which at most two may be drawn from faculty or staff who are not students or Voting Faculty.
   
Conference/Journal Support Awards Review 
2017/18 Chair:
Justin Minder
Review applications/proposals and make recommendations for funding to the Vice President for Research via CoR. The committee may also review program guidelines and procedures and submit recommended changes to the Chair of CoR. This subcommittee should consist of at least two members in addition to the chair.
   
FRAP-A Award 
(Faculty Research Awards Program)
2017/18 Chair:
Bruce Saddler
Review applications/proposals and make recommendations for funding to the Vice President for Research via CoR. The committee may also review program guidelines and procedures and submit recommended changes to the Chair of CoR. This subcommittee should consist of nine to eleven members plus the chairperson, of which at most two may be drawn from faculty or staff who are not students or Voting Faculty.
   
Committee on Centers, Institutes and Specialized Research Laboratories
2017/18 Chair:
Nancy Poehlmann 
Responsible for guiding the CoR’s actions as charged by the University Policy on Organized Research Units. In coordination with the University’s assessment/evaluation initiatives, the committee will recommend improvements to the current procedures for evaluating organized research units. This subcommittee must include a minimum of four CoR members, and no more than 2 voting members selected from Faculty or Staff who are not students or Voting Faculty.
   
Excellence in Research & Creative Activities Review
2017/18 Chair:
Christopher Pastore
Review nomination packets and make recommendations to the Vice President for Research for the University’s Excellence in Research & Creative Activities Award. Also, review nominations and make recommendations to the Vice President for Research for the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Scholarship and Creative Activities and the SUNY Research Award. This subcommittee must consist of at least 7 to 9 members including the President’s designee, the Senate designee, student representation and CoR members. 
   
Researchers Liaison Committee 
2017/18 Chair:
Robert Rosenswig
Consider improvements to the campus procedures related to grants management. Provide recommendations to the Vice President for Research, via CoR, on methods to improve investigators’ capacity to efficiently apply for external funding and manage grants received. This subcommittee must be composed of a minimum of three CoR members; a minimum of two principal investigators designated by COR; directors or designees from the following Research Division offices: Pre-Award and Compliance Services, Award Management Services, RF Human Resources, Innovation Development & Commercialization; and no more than 2 voting members selected from Faculty or Staff who are not students or Voting Faculty.