Development Leaves

Committee Meeting on September 12, 2012

Faculty Senate: Research and Development Committee

Sept. 12 2012

Attending: Molly  Dahm, Diana Rivers, and Cheng-Hsien Lin

Not Attending: Ashraf EI-Houbi, John Gossage, Prince Thomas (resigned from Faculty Senate

Call to order 3:35pm

  1. Introduction of committee members
    1. Chair will contact with absent members.
    2. Representative from College of Fine Arts, Dr. Prince Thomas resigned from Faculty Senate and there should be a new member to take Dr. Thomas’s position in this committee.
    3. Duties to be achieved in 2012-13
      1. Study the current rules and procedures for Faculty Development Leave (FDL) including request schedule for faculty members.
      2. Make suggestions for improvement of rules and procedures for Development Leave and present them to the full senate.
      3. Some faculty members have concerns with if Sponsored Research staff is prepared to assist faculty research work.
      4. Faculty Development Leave request
        1. Schedule:

October 26, 2012.......1) Ten copies of the completed application form to the President of the Faculty Senate, Dr. Quoc-Nam Tran, P.O. Box 10056

2) One copy of the “Administrative Routing Sheet” (pages 4 & 5 of the Application Form) and three copies of your completed application to your Department Chair.

November 12, 2012...Deans receive Administrative Routing Sheet and one copy of each proposal from Department Chairs.

November 16, 2012....Provost receives Administrative Routing Sheet and one copy of each proposal from Deans and recommendations from Faculty Senate.

December 7, 2012......Provost forwards with his recommendations to the Office of the President.

  1. Scoring Rubric and table: Table is updated with new committee member name listed in the table. Rubric revised in the last year (by the committee will be used for this year’s evaluation. However, there will be discussion for further revision on the rubric in spring 2013.
  2. Rules and Procedure: the committee will follow the same procedure done in the last year. The newly passed Administrative Routing Sheet will be in effect this year. The new sheet will be sent to Provost Office for the announcement of 2013-2014 Development Leave Request.
  3. Future committee meeting time/location.
    1. Second Wednesday of each month (3:30p):

                                                              i.      October 31 at 3:30 (Maes 59A) is set up for discussion of Development Leave request. A final report is expected for November Faculty Senate meeting.

                                                            ii.      October 10 is reserved for October regular meeting but the Chair will make a decision later if this meeting will be necessary or we can meet on October 31st only.

  1. We may meet twice in November to complete our review of FDL applications.

Meeting adjourned at 4:30pm


R&D: Minutes

Faculty Senate: Research and Development Committee

Sept. 12 2012

Attending: Molly Dahm, Diana Rivers, and Cheng-Hsien Lin

Not Attending: Ashraf EI-Houbi, John Gossage, Prince Thomas (resigned from Faculty Senate

Call to order 3:35pm

  1. Introduction of committee members

    1. Chair will contact with absent members.

    2. Representative from College of Fine Arts, Dr. Prince Thomas resigned from Faculty Senate and there should be a new member to take Dr. Thomas’s position in this committee.

  2. Duties to be achieved in 2012-13

    1. Study the current rules and procedures for Faculty Development Leave (FDL) including request schedule for faculty members.

    2. Make suggestions for improvement of rules and procedures for Development Leave and present them to the full senate.

    3. Some faculty members have concerns with if Sponsored Research staff is prepared to assist faculty research work.

  3. Faculty Development Leave request

    1. Schedule:

October 26, 2012.......1) Ten copies of the completed application form to the President of the Faculty Senate, Dr. Quoc-Nam Tran, P.O. Box 10056

2) One copy of the “Administrative Routing Sheet” (pages 4 & 5 of the Application Form) and three copies of your completed application to your Department Chair.

November 12, 2012...Deans receive Administrative Routing Sheet and one copy of each proposal from Department Chairs.

November 16, 2012....Provost receives Administrative Routing Sheet and one copy of each proposal from Deans and recommendations from Faculty Senate.

December 7, 2012......Provost forwards with his recommendations to the Office of the President.

    1. Scoring Rubric and table: Table is updated with new committee member name listed in the table. Rubric revised in the last year (by the committee will be used for this year’s evaluation. However, there will be discussion for further revision on the rubric in spring 2013.

    2. Rules and Procedure: the committee will follow the same procedure done in the last year. The newly passed Administrative Routing Sheet will be in effect this year. The new sheet will be sent to Provost Office for the announcement of 2013-2014 Development Leave Request.

  1. Future committee meeting time/location.

    1. Second Wednesday of each month (3:30p):

      1. October 31 at 3:30 (Maes 59A) is set up for discussion of Development Leave request. A final report is expected for November Faculty Senate meeting.

      2. October 10 is reserved for October regular meeting but the Chair will make a decision later if this meeting will be necessary or we can meet on October 31st only.

    2. We may meet twice in November to complete our review of FDL applications.

Meeting adjourned at 4:30pm