Research Advisory Board

Last Updated:   2/8/2021

Contact Name

Penny Reid, Executive Assistant to the Vice President of Research
penny@clemson.edu

Description

The Research Advisory Board provides advice and representation on issues affecting the University's research efforts. The Research Advisory Board will provide the Vice President for Research with direct faculty input on procedural matters to enhance the quality of scholarly endeavors and growth of research programs under the Vice President for Research's direction. The Research Advisory Board will be expected to transcend unit and college lines to promote shared values, and to represent a cohesive point of view to the Vice President for Research.

This committee is authorized by the Clemson University Committee on Committees. Changes to its description or composition should be initiated with the Faculty Senate Office.

Membership Composition

Chair Mechanism unknown; assumed to be VPR.

Membership Composition - Research Advisory Board
Seat Type Quantity Term Length Date of Term Initiation Seat Filling Mechanism Voting or Non-Voting Other Factors
Regular Faculty Member (One per college and the libraries) 8 3 years August 15 Elected by the faculty accorded voting rights in each college Voting  
President of the Faculty Senate or designee 1 1 year April 15 By position Voting  
Vice President of Research 1 By position Non-voting  

Membership List (Last Updated: 1/29/2021)

Changes to the current chair and membership list should be initiated with the Faculty Senate Office.

Chair

Chair List - Research Advisory Board
Name Chair Type Email College or Division Department Term Start Term End

Members

Member List - Research Advisory Board
Name Seat Type Email College or Division Department Service Start Service End Notes
Sarah White Regular Faculty Member swhite4@clemson.edu College of Agriculture, Forestry, and Life Sciences 8/15/2018 8/14/2021  
Erin Goss Regular Faculty Member egoss@clemson.edu College of Arts, Architecture and Humanities 8/15/2020 8/14/2023  
Lori Dickes Regular Faculty Member lorid@clemson.edu College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences 8/15/2019 8/14/2022  
Srikanth Pilla Regular Faculty Member spilla@clemson.edu College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences Automotive Engineering 8/15/2020 8/14/2023  
Dev P. Arya Regular Faculty Member dparya@clemson.edu College of Science 8/15/2020 8/14/2023  
Danielle Herro Regular Faculty Member dherro@clemson.edu Eugene T. Moore College of Education 8/15/2020 8/14/2023  
Megan Sheffield Regular Faculty Member msheff@clemson.edu University Libraries 8/15/2019 8/14/2022  
Lawrence Fredendall Regular Faculty Member flawren@clemson.edu Wilbur O. and Ann Powers College of Business 8/15/2019 8/14/2022  
Tanju Karanfil President of the Faculty Senate or designee tkaranf@clemson.edu Division of Research  
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