Southeast Missouri State University

Bill 11-A-32 Revision of the Research Funds Procedures (Approved)

FACULTY SENATE SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY

FACULTY SENATE BILL 11-A-32
Approved by the Faculty Senate November 2, 2011

BRIEF SUMMARY: Presents the procedures and removes the section on graduate faculty research since this source of funding no longer exists.

REVISION OF THE RESEARCH FUNDS PROCEDURES

WHEREAS: The Faculty Senate is updating the Faculty Handbook and dividing sections into policy and procedures in accordance with Faculty Senate Bill 10-A-13.

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT: the "Research Funds" Faculty Handbook section 3.D.2 be replaced with the following text under the heading Procedures as indicated:

Procedures:

Proposal categories:

1. Research or objective inquiry into any acknowledged disciplinary field using any recognized research method;

2. Creative projects, performances or imaginative work in any acknowledged area of aesthetic expression.

3. Research programs which promote further professional development.

Eligibility:

1. All members of the University faculty with the exception of those whose resignations or terminations will have taken effect after the proposed receipt or expenditure of allocated funds;

2. Prospective new faculty members contingent upon their appointment to the faculty;

3. Staff members at professional levels comparable to academic faculty;

4. Emeritus faculty.

Detailed guidelines and application procedures for these faculty development grants are periodically revised and published in a separate booklet by the Grants and Research Funding Committee. Please see

http://www.semo.edu/facultysenate/committees/grantsandresearch_16438.htm

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT: this bill be adopted only with the companion Revision of the Research Funds Policy bill.

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Action Date
Introduced to Senate 10/19/11
Second Senate Meeting 11/2/11
Faculty Senate Vote 11/2/11
President's Review 11/2011
15 Day Review 11/2011
Posted to Faculty Handbook

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