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