Minutes of the
Undergraduate Research Grant Committee
Meeting held on November 20, 2009
126 Wing Technology Center
 

Present:                      Bonnie Bratina, Gretchen Berns, Tony Docan-Morgan, Lalita Pandit Hogan, Kathryn Birkeland, Nicholas Downey, Omar Rivera, Tim Gongaware, Jason Schroeder, Aric Opdahl, Vijendra Agrawal, Nicole Johnson 

Absent (excused):        Katelynn Williams  

  1. Meeting was called to order by Chair Kathryn Birkeland at 4:00pm
  2. Approval of minutes from November 19, 2009 meeting                                             M/S/P
  3. The committee moved into closed session to discuss undergraduate research grant proposals as provided in section 19.85 (1)(c) of Wisconsin statutes.
    1. Roll call vote:

                                                              i.      Yes: Bonnie Bratina, Gretchen Berns, Tony Docan-Morgan, Lalita Pandit Hogan, Kathryn Birkeland, Nicholas Downey, Omar Rivera, Tim Gongaware, Jason Schroeder, Aric Opdahl, Vijendra Agrawal, Nicole Johnson

                                                            ii.      No: 

                                                          iii.      Motion to increase the stipend for student X to $600 (5/3/1)               M/S/P

                                                          iv.      Motion to fund at 100% proposals with an average score greater than or equal to 6.00, to fund at 90% proposals with an average score greater than or equal to 4.00 and less than 6.00, to fund at 80% proposals with an average score greater than or equal to 3.00 and less than 4.00, and to fund at zero percent proposals with an average score less than 3.00. M/S/P

  1. Motion to leave closed session.                                                                                   M/S/P
  2. Discussion of recommendation for guidelines relating to international grants and study tours as suggested by the International Education Committee.
  3. Old and new business
    1. Need to hear reports from subcommittees in a future meeting
    2. Updates on NCUR travel funding
  4. Adjournment at 5:00 PM.

 

 

Respectfully submitted by Recorder, Tony Docan-Morgan