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Faculty Research and Publications Board (FRPB)

The Faculty Research and Publications Board at the University of Northern Colorado is a representative faculty board that functions to encourage and support faculty research, publications, scholarly activities and artistic productions, and to fulfill the duties assigned to it by the Board of Trustees of the University of Northern Colorado as set forth in the Board Policy Manual. FRPB voting membership consists of one faculty representative from each college; three additional faculty representatives elected at large; one faculty representative from the University libraries; one faculty representative selected by the Faculty Senate; and one graduate student representative selected by the director of the Graduate Student Association.

FRPB Membership Roster

Powers and Duties

  • To recommend and assist with policies directed at securing adequate financial support for faculty research.
  • To recommend policies regarding the assignment of faculty time and University facilities for research.
  • To solicit applications for research proposals and artistic productions and to allocate funds available to the FRPB on the basis of project merit.
  • To solicit nominations from the faculty at large for the Distinguished Scholar Award and to select the outstanding faculty member(s) for this award

See Board Policy Manual 2-3-108(1) for full list of FRPB powers and duties.