To provide advice and guidance to the Provost and the Special Assistant for Interdisciplinary Activities throughout the implementation process of the recommendations made by the Interdisciplinary Activities Task Force.
To investigate national best-practices with regard to specific recommendations.
To provide a venue for discussion of unforeseen issues as they arise.
Achievements for AY 2015-2016
1) Establishment of the Advisory Committee
2) Update of P&T language to replace discipline with field(s)*.
*Field(s): specific subsets of knowledge and research within and/or across disciplines to which a faculty member contributes.
Priorities for AY 2016-2017
To build better communications and investigate best practices for communications and workload policies regarding interdisciplinary research and teaching.