Research

University Research Council

What is the University Research Council?

The University Research Council (URC) consists of fifteen eligible faculty or staff members, a representative of the graduate faculty, and the director of Sponsored Programd and Research Services. The responsibilities of the URC include (full bylaws):

  • Reviewing and reporting to the faculty, deans, and the provost on all proposals for new policies or programs designed to enhance research productivity and success.
     
  • Reviewing and recommending changes to the vice president for research on internal funding programs for research.
     
  • Participating in the reviewing of proposals for internal competitions, ranking the proposals and forwarding recommendations for funding to the vice president for research.

URC Members

 #  Member Name
(Function)
College/DEPT Contact Information Term a

1

Abelman, Robert
(Member)

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
(Communication)

MU-212
687-4624
r.abelman@csuohio.edu

Fall 2014- Spring 2017b

2

Arndt, Timothy
(Member)

Washkewicz College of Engineering
(Electrical Engineering and Computer Science)

FH-217
687-4779
t.arndt@csuohio.edu

Fall 2013- Spring 2016c

3

Baumgartner, Michael
(Member)

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
(Music)

MU-316
687-6932
m.baumgartner29@csuohio.edu

Spring 2016- Fall 2018

4

Buckner Inniss, Lolita
(Member)

Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
(Law)

LB-165
687-2311
l.buckner-inniss@csuohio.edu

Fall 2014- Spring 2017

5

Jayanti, Rama
(Member)

Monte Ahuja College of Business
(Marketing)

BU-456
687-4786
r.jayanti@csuohio.edu

Spring 2016- Fall 2018

6

Kaufman, Sanda
(Member)

Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
(Urban Studies)

UR-220
687-2367
s.kaufman@csuohio.edu

Spring 2016- Fall 2018

7

Koc, Selma
(Member)

College of Education and Human Services
(Curriculum and Foundations)

JH-372
687-4830
s.koch@csuohio.edu

Fall 2014- Spring 2017

8

Kondratov, Roman
(Member)

College of Sciences and Health Professions
(Biology, Geology, Environmental Sciences)

SR-270
523-7199
r.kondratov@csuohio.edu

Fall 2014- Spring 2017

9

Lee, Moo-Yeal
(Member)

Washkewicz College of Engineering
(Chemical & Biomedical Engineering)

FH-439
687-9399
m.lee68@csuohio.edu

Spring 2016- Fall 2018

10

Lendel, Iryna
(Member)

Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
(Center for Economic Development)

UR-355
875-9967
i.lendel@csuohio.edu

Fall 2013- Spring 2016

11

Madhavaram, Sreedhar
(Member)

Monte Ahuja College of Business
(Marketing)

BU-446
687-3797
s.madhavaram@csuohio.edu

Fall 2013- Spring 2016

12

Plecnik, John
(Member)

Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
(Law)

LB-222
687-2346
j.plecnik@csuohio.edu

Fall 2013- Spring 2016d

13

Sun, Xue-Long
(Member)

College of Sciences and Health Professions
(Chemistry)

SI-313
687-3919
x.sun55@csuohio.edu

Fall 2013- Spring 2016

14

Thoman, Joan
(Member)

School of Nursing
(School of Nursing)

JH-260
687-3518
j.thoman@csuohio.edu

Fall 2014- Spring 2017

15

Voight, Adam
(Member)

College of Education and Human Services
(Curriculum & Foundations)

JH-377
687-5437
a.voight@csuohio.edu

Spring 2016- Fall 2018
 

 

Cheryl Delgado
(Graduate Council Representative)

Graduate Council
(School of Nursing)

JH 258
687-5525
c.delgado@csuohio.edu

Fall 2015- Spring 2016

 

 

Sawicki, Jerzy
(Chair)

Office of Research

PH-203
687-9364
j.sawicki@csuohio.edu

 

 

Simon, Dan
(Ex-Officio Member)

Office of Research

PH-210
687-5171
d.j.simon@csuohio.edu

 

 

Yard, Joy
(Administrative Coordinator)

Office of Research

PH-202
697-9364
j.yard@csuohio.edu

 

 

 

Kocevar, Teri
(Director, SPRS)

SPRS, Office of Research

PH-218
687-3675
m.kocevar@csuohio.edu

 

a Terms are inclusive of the beginning and ending semesters indicated
b Professor Robert Abelman is serving a replacement term for Professor Rachel Carnell
c Professor Timothy Arndt is serving a replacement term for Professor Chansu Yu
d Professor John Plecnik is serving a replacement term for Professor Brian Ray

REVISED
December 2015

URC Meetings

Click here for URC Meeting Minutes (CSU login required).

Spring 2016 URC Meeting Schedule
Date Time Day Location
February 16, 2016 2:00pm - 3:30pm Tuesday PH 200
April 1, 2016 12:00pm - 2:30pm Friday PH 200
April 22, 2016 12:00pm - 2:30pm Friday PH 200