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Support of Scholarly Activities Council


Solange Lopes-Murphy

Vice Chair

Tracy Perron

Governance Members

All Current Members


The SOSA Council makes recommendations to the Committee on Faculty Affairs concerning institutional support for faculty scholarship. SOSA is also responsible for evaluating research proposals and requests for advanced study 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.

Reports to: CFA

Membership: 11 total members: 10 faculty and Provost or designee ex officio without vote.

Whenever possible faculty members will be appointed according to the following scheme: One person from each of the following schools: Arts and Communication, Business, Education, Engineering, Nursing and HES (total of 5) Two people from the School of Humanities and Social Sciences (one from Humanities, one from Social Sciences. Note that History is to be considered a Humanities discipline.) Two people from the School of Science (one from Math/Computer Science, one from Biology/Chemistry/Physics) One person from the Library

Meeting Information

Place: TBD
Meeting Dates:
1st Wednesdays from 1:30-2:50pm, 3rd Wednesdays if needed


February 19, 2020

February 5, 2020

December 4, 2019

September 9, 2017

April 19, 2017

April 5, 2017

March 1, 2017

February 15, 2017

February 1, 2017


December 7, 2016

October 19, 2016

October 5, 2016

September 21, 2016

September 7, 2016

October 21, 2015

October 7, 2015

September 16, 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