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University Research Enhancement Committee

Ms. Michel Conroy, Professor, Art and Design, Chair (at-large) (2019)

Dr. Lori Assaf, Associate Professor, Curriculum and Instruction (2019)
Dr. Diane Dolezel, Assistant Professor, Health Information Management (2020)
Mr. Grayson Lawrence, Associate Professor, Art and Design (2021)  
Dr. Asha Hegde Niezgoda, Associate Professor, Family and Consumer Sciences (2020)
Dr. Jaymeen Shah, Professor, Computer Information Systems and Quantitative Methods (2021)
Dr. Craig Swartz, Research Assistant Professor, Materials Science, Engineering, and Commercialization (2021)
Dr. Kelly Haskard Zolnierek, Associate Professor, Psychology (2020)

Ex Officio:
Dr. Mike Blanda, Assistant Vice President, Research and Federal Relations (T)
Dr. Walter Horton, 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. The committee is comprised of one faculty member per college.