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Committee on Research (COR)


The Committee on Research (CoR) formulates and advises the Chancellor or Chancellor’s designee on the Senate’s position on all matters pertaining to research in the Division. This includes matters relating to research and research safety policy, and the review of proposed and existing research units. CoR maintains liaison with the University Committee on Research Policy (UCORP).
For a complete description of CoR’s duties please see the committee’s bylaws.

2017-2018 Membership

Ex-Officio (non-voting):

  • Samuel J. Traina, Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development

  • Susan Amussen, Senate Chair, School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts

  • Kurt Schnier, Senate Vice Chair, School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts

Corresponding System Committee:

Office of Research:

Grant Recipients


Simrin Takhar

Principal Analyst