Academic Year 2023-2024

This committee shall deal with such areas as the encouragement of research and scholarly activity, procedures for the review and monitoring of university research activities, and related areas of faculty development such as cultural activities and scholarly exchanges.

Meeting Schedule:

All RPPC meetings will take place on Mondays at 3:30 p.m.

  • September 25, 2023 (meeting via Zoom)
  • October 23, 2023 (date change, meeting via Zoom)
  • November 20, 2023 (date change, meeting via Zoom)
  • December 18, 2023 (date change, meeting via Zoom)
  • January 29, 2024 (subject to change)
  • February 26, 2024 (subject to change)
  • March 25, 2024 (subject to change)
  • April 22, 2024 (subject to change)

Items to be placed on the meeting agenda are to be emailed to: by Noon Monday the week before the meeting. If the Monday deadline falls on a holiday, please submit by the Friday before that.

Committee Membership:

Manning School of Business

  • TBD

Francis College of Engineering

  • Lei Chen, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • Zhenglun (Alan) Wei, Biomedical Engineering

Fine Arts Humanities and Social Sciences

  • Hsien-Yuan (Mark) Hsu, Education
  • Jane Sancinito, History

Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences

  • Mazen El Ghaziri, Nursing

Kennedy College of Sciences

  • Kwok-Fan Chow, Chemistry
  • Thomas Shea, Biological Sciences*

Faculty Senate President (ex officio)

  • Kevin Petersen, English

Representative of the Administration (non-voting)

  • Partha Chowdhury, Interim Head of Graduate School

*Denotes Committee Chair.