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Support of Scholarly Activities (SOSA)



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Chair Jill Bush-Wallace 3198
Vice-Chair Terrence Bennett 2105

 Meeting Place: Loser 116

Meeting Times:  1st and 3rd Wednesdays, 1:30-2:50 pm


SOSA makes recommendations to the Committee on Faculty Affairs concerning institutional support for faculty scholarship, research, and sabbatical leave. SOSA is also responsible for evaluating research proposals, requests for advanced study, and sabbatical leave on the basis of established criteria and standards, and issues an evaluative report for each proposal, recommended and non-recommended, to the Provost for action.

(11 members:  The Provost or designee convenes and serves on this committee ex officio without a vote; 10 faculty members:


2 faculty from Mathematics/ Computer Science and Natural Science (one faculty member from each)

2 faculty from Arts and Humanities (one faculty member from each)

2 faculty from Social Science (defined to include Communications and History)

2 faculty from the School of Education

1 faculty member from Business

1 faculty member from Engineering, Nursing, or the Library


Members 2014-2015


February 18, 2015

February 4, 2015

December 3, 2014

October 8, 2014

September 17, 2014

September 3, 2014

March 26, 2014

September 4, 2013

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