The Committee for Research and Creative Activities serves as the representative voice of the university community in all matters related to research, creative, and scholarly activities and seeks to improve the environment for research at URI in all ways possible. The full committee also comprises two subcommittees, the Competitive Grants Subcommittee, and the Center Review Subcommittee. The Committee promotes a comprehensive understanding of the notion of research, creative, and scholarly work in order to enhance the well-being of all such work at URI; seeks to identify all challenges which hinder research, creative, and scholarly efforts at URI and provide recommendations to correct them; reviews and recommends policies for the management of research affairs at URI and serve as the advisory committee for the Vice President for Research and Economic Development; upon request, advises all campus groups and offices on matters relating to research, creative, and scholarly work.
The full shall meet at least once a month and present reports to the Faculty Senate in December and April and more often as needed.
Schedule of Meetings: