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Merced Division

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.

AY 20-21 Meeting Schedule, Agendas, and Minutes

2020-2021 Membership

Ex-Officio (non-voting):

  • Marjorie Zatz, Interim Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development

  • Robin DeLugan, Senate Chair, School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts

  • LeRoy Westerling, Senate Vice Chair, School of Engineering

Corresponding System Committee:

Office of Research:

Grant Recipients


Simrin Takhar

Principal Analyst