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University Research and Creative Activity Council

Membership 2014-2015
  • Winnifred Bryant (2017)—Department of Biology
  • Allyson Loomis (2017)—Department of English
  • Jill Olm (2017)—Department of Art & Design
  • John Mann (2016)—Department of History
  • Rodd Freitag (2016)—Department of Political Science
  • Todd Stephens (2016)—Department of Special Education
  • Susan Moch (2015)—Department of Nursing
  • Scott Lester (2015)—Department of Management and Marketing
  • Karen Havholm, Chair—Office of Research & Sponsored Programs (ex officio and voting)



  1. To review research proposals.
  2. To make funding recommendations to the Provost and Vice Chancellor.


  1. Eight faculty and/or teaching academic staff representing the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Education and Human Sciences, and Nursing and Health Sciences.
  2. Ex-officio and voting: Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research and Sponsored Programs
  3. Ex officio and nonvoting: Director of Grants and Contracts.

Chair: Designated by the Provost and Vice Chancellor.
Term: Three years, rotating.