Minutes of Undergraduate Research Committee Meeting
5pm October 29th, 2007
Present: Vijendra Agrawal, Cheryl Behnke, John Benton, Gretchen Berns, Amery Bodelson Ashley Burrowes, Beth Cherne, Jordan Coffey, Jon Davies, Barbara Eide, Tim Gongaware, James Peirce, Keely Rees.
Meeting started at 5:00pm.
The committee discussed the submitted undergraduate research grants.
Email ballots to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5:00 p.m., Monday, November 5, 2007.
A motion was approved to discuss the distinction between undergraduate research and independent study. The discussion was tabled for a future meeting.
A motion to not accept a late application was approved.
V.J. Agrawal suggested that $5000 can be taken from the URC budget for the 2008-2009 academic year to sponsor more students for travel to NCUR in Spring 2008. Another committee member suggested that another $5000 could be earmarked for support for NCUR 2010. The committee decided to table the discussion to the next meeting.
The next URC meeting is Wednesday November 7th at 4:30 pm.
Meeting ended at 7:30p.m.
Submitted by James Peirce.