Governance and Policies
The Research Council
The purpose of the University Research Council shall be to develop and propose policies and criteria through which a research atmosphere is created and encouraged in the University. More specifically this council shall have the following duties:
- Develop and recommend policies that will encourage, strengthen and evaluate research in the University.
- Evaluate the overall situation of research in the University and propose recommendations for improvement.
- Suggest mechanisms through which a research spirit could be fostered.
- Evaluate research proposals submitted with the purpose of obtaining release time for research as to their academic and research merits.
- Evaluate research proposals submitted with the purpose of obtaining research funding from the University.
- Evaluate the outcome of research that has been fully or partially sponsored by the University.
- Study requests for sabbaticals (when these requests have a research component) and make recommendations to the Executive Council.
- Advise the administration on the propriety of all research projects involving human subjects.
One selected member from each school on each campus. The selectee must be a person who has good scholarly record. The Director of the Center for Sponsored Research and Development and the Dean of Graduate Studies shall be ex-officio members of this Council.
- Dr. Sima Tokajian (Chair)
- Dr. Wissam Faour (Secretary)
- Dr. Michel Khoury
- Dr. Elie Haddad
- Dr. Sylva Karkoulian
- Dr. Mirvat El-Sibai
- Dr. María José Sánchez
How to Apply?
Apply electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org
Rules and Regulations
URC Required Forms
- Research Funds Form (urcf-f-2007.doc)
- Meeting Travel Form (urcf-t-2007.doc)
- Research Release Form (urcf-c-2005.doc)
- Summer Faculty Research Grant Form (urcf-s-2007.doc)
Archived URC Minutes
- November 2006
- October 10, 2006
- September 1, 2006
- June 8, 2006
- May 8, 2006
- April 4, 2006
- URC minutes March 13, 2006
- URC minutes feb 27, 2006
- URC minutes Jan 5, 2006
- URC minutes Friday dec.16, 2005
- URC meeting Nov 10,2005
- URC Minutes October 13, 2005
- February 24, 2005
- December 23, 2004
- November 2, 2004
- October 29, 2004
- October 8, 2004
- February 12, 2004 Summary Minutes
- January 22, 2004 Summary Minutes
- December 12, 2003 Summary Minutes
- November 20, 2003
- October 30, 2004
- October 20, 2003