This Committee has a Chair and at least nine Senate members.
- This Committee advises the Division in matters pertaining to the research mission of the Division and the University;
- Confers with and advises the Chancellor and the Vice Chancellor-Research on faculty perspectives regarding research policy matters;
- Administers and allocates funds designated for emeritus faculty in support of research and scholarship according to established policy; and
- Participates in reviews of Organized Research Units and makes recommendations to the Divisional Council based on these reviews.