The University of Baltimore Council on Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity (Research Council) is a committee of the University Faculty Senate. Its mission is to support and enhance UB's institutional capacity to undertake research, scholarly and creative activity. The committee does this by making recommendations, via the University Faculty Senate to UB administration on all matters pertaining to research, scholarly and creative activity to support the University’s mission. These recommendations are intended to foster a more productive research environment on campus.
Please contact the chair or other members of the council if you have an issue, concern, or potential initiate that you would like to bring to the council’s attention.
Research Council Charge
The Research Council is charged to:
a. Review and recommend policies with respect to the operation of research, scholarship and creative activity at UB.
b. Review and recommend policies with regard to administration of sponsored research at UB.
c. Promote policies and programs that promote a quality research climate and environment.
d. Serve as a forum for discussion of research issues or systematic problems in need of amelioration
e. Provide voice to the campus administration on matters involving administrative or academic affairs affecting the quality of research.
f. Carry out periodic reviews of UB centers and institutes to ensure the academic quality and value to the University.
g. Receive reports from UB administration and research committees, including issues of University compliance with federal and state regulations.
h. Serve as a forum to discuss administrative charges or mechanisms in areas associated with research, scholarship, and creative activity on campus.
i. Provide a venue to address unforeseen issues that may have an impact on research, scholarship and creative activity on campus.
j. Serve as a campus-wide arena to explore future issues, priorities, and directions in the area of research, scholarship and creative activity.
k. Report to the University Faculty Senate semi-annually or as requested.
Fall 17 Academic Year
Tuesday – September 5 1:00pm LAP 112
Tuesday – October 17 1:00pm LAP 112
Wednesday – November 15 1:00pm LAP *405*
Tuesday – December 12 1:00pm LAP 112
Contact the chair or other members of the council if you have an issue, concern, or potential initiative that you would like to bring to the council's attention.
Ann Cotten, Chair, Director, Schaefer Center for Public Policy
David Bobart, Chief Information Officer
Magui Cardona, Assistant Provost, Provost Office
Richard Clinch, Director, Jacob France Institute
Joshua Davis, Assistant Professor, Legal, Ethical, and Historical Studies
Sally Farley, Associate Professor, Applied and Behavioral Sciences
Roger Hartley, Dean, College of Public Affairs
Jeffrey Hutson, Associate Director, Langsdale Library
Yu Kang, Assistant Professor, School of Health and Human Services
Robert Lande, Professor of Law, School of Law
Jennica Larrison, Assistant Professor, School of Public and International Affairs
Seyed Mohammadi, Associate Director, University Budget Office
Bansi Sawhney, Professor, Finance and Economics
Michael Shochet, Head of Reference, Langsdale Library
Kelechi Uzochukwu, Assistant Professor, College of Public Affairs
Kimberly Wehle, Professor of Law, School of Law
Nafeesa Yunus, Associate Professor, Finance and Economics