University Research Enhancement Committee

Ms. Michel Conroy, Professor, Art and Design, Chair (At-large) (2016)

Dr. Miriam Echeverria, Professor, Modern Languages (2017)
Dr. Denise Gobert, Associate Professor, Physical Therapy (2017)
Dr. Grayson Lawrence, Assistant Professor, Art and Design (2018)
Dr. Ivilina Popova, Associate Professor, Marketing (2018)
Dr. Larry Price, Professor, Counseling, Leadership, Adult Education and School Psychology (2016)
Dr. Jian Shen, Professor, Mathematics (2018)
Dr. Dhiraj Vattem, Professor, Family and Consumer Science (2017)

Ex Officio:
Dr. Michael Blanda, Assistant Vice President, Research and Federal Relations (T)
Dr. Billy Covington, Associate Vice President, Research and Federal Relations (Non-Voting)  (T)

Oversees apportionment of Research Enhancement Program funds to academic colleges. Members chair the College Research Enhancement Committee reviews of faculty proposals. Makes granting recommendations to the Faculty Senate as far as dedicated funds will allow.