FY 2011 CPI Meetings and Materials

The Council of Principal Investigators meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 11:30-1:15 p.m. (room locations noted below). Meetings are webcast live on Channel 20.

2010-2011 CPI Meeting Schedule

    Meeting Date
    Presenter/discussion topic
    (Materials)
    Time/Location

    September 8, 2010

    Dr. R. Bowen Loftin, President, Texas A&M University

    Agenda and materials (includes newsletter)

    Meeting video

    11:30-1:15/
    Rudder 601

    October 13, 2010

    Executive Session for Elected CPI Members

    Newsletter

    11:30-1:15/
    Rudder 701

    November 10, 2010

    Update on the Budget Reallocation Working Group

    Agenda and materials (includes newsletter)

    Meeting video

    11:30-1:15/
    Rudder 601

    December 8, 2010

    Panel Discussion on Multidisciplinary Research at Texas A&M University

    Dr. Nancy Amato Presentation - Texas A&M Success with Visible/Prestigious Multidisciplinary Research Awards

    Dr. Charles Johnson Presentation -
    Inter-, Multi-, and Trans-Disciplinary Research and Graduate Studies at Texas A&M University

    Agenda and materials (includes newsletter)

    Meeting video

    11:30-1:15/
    Rudder 601

    January 19, 2011

    Dr. Jeffrey R. Seemann, Vice President for Research, Texas A&M University

    Agenda and materials (includes newsletter)

    Meeting video

    11:30-1:15/
    Rudder 601

    February 9, 2011

    EPIK-MAESTRO Demonstration - Ms. Leonarda Horvat, Chief Information Officer & Director, Information Systems, Texas Engineering Experiment Station

    Agenda and materials (includes newsletter)

    Meeting video

    11:30-1:15/
    Rudder 401

    March 9, 2011

    Presentation: Texas A&M's ADVANCE Center for Women Faculty - Dr. Sherry J. Yennello, Regents Professor of Chemistry and Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs in the College of Science, Texas A&M University & Ms. Christine Kaunas, MPH, Director of the ADVANCE Center for Women Faculty; and

    Presentation: Deemed Export Control Attestation - Mr. Mario Rojo del Busto, Assistant Dean of Faculties and Director of International Faculty & Scholar Services, Texas A&M University

    Agenda and materials (includes newsletter)

    Meeting video

    11:30-1:15/
    Rudder 601

    April 13, 2011

    Enhancing and Expanding Undergraduate Research - Dr. Pamela R. Matthews, Associate Provost for Undergraduate Studies and Dr. Sumana Datta, Executive Director of Honors and Undergraduate Research, Texas A&M University; and

    Update and Discussion on RASS Development and Implementation Steering Committee (DISC) - Mr. Mark Smock, Associate Agency Director, Chief Financial Officer, Texas Engineering Experiment Station

    Agenda and materials (includes newsletter)

    PowerPoint slides from the presentation on Enhancing and Expanding Undergraduate Research

    Undergraduate Research:  Five High-Impact Practices:  Research on Learning Outcomes, Completion, and Quality (AAC&U)

    No video available

    11:30-1:15/
    Rudder 701

    May 11, 2011

    Update and Discussion on the Maestro Faculty Resume Module -  Ms. Leonarda Horvat, Chief Information Officer & Director, Information Systems, Texas Engineering Experiment Station; and

    Update and Discussion on the Office of Sponsored Research Services - Mr. Mark S. Smock, Director, Office of Sponsored Research Services; and
    Presentation & Discussion on Emergency Processes for Student Conducting Research Abroad
    - Dr. Suzanne Droleskey, Assistant Vice President for International Operations, International Affairs, Texas A&M University; and

    Celebrating and Promoting Faculty and Institutional Success - Dr. Jeffrey R. Seemann, Vice President for Research, Texas A&M University and Chief Research Officer, The Texas A&M University System

    Agenda and materials (includes newsletter)

    "It's Time for Texas A&M University - An Investment in the Future of Texas"

    Meeting video

    Texas A&M: Inspiration Starts Here (YouTube Video)


    Texas A&M Students Benefit from Undergraduate Research Opportunities(YouTube Video)

    11:30-1:15/
    Rudder 601

    June 8, 2011

    Presentation: Case Study, Advice and Strategies regarding the Texas Public Information Act - Mr. Brooks Moore, Managing Counsel,

    The Texas A&M University System; and

    an Open Forum Discussion on Promoting Research and Teaching

    Agenda and materials (includes newsletter)

    Meeting video

    11:30-1:15/
    Rudder 701

    July 13, 2011

    CANCELED

    CANCELED

    August 10, 2011

    Presentation and Discussion of draft 2010-11 CPI Annual Report; Recognition of Outgoing Officers, Executive Committee and Council Members; Introduction of Incoming CPI Members

    Agenda and materials (includes newsletter)

    No video avaliable

    11:30-1:15/
    Rudder 701

    CPI Executive Committee (EC) Meeting Schedule

    The CPI EC meets with administrators from Texas A&M, AgriLife Research, HSC, TTI and TEES the first Wednesday of every month from 11:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m. in the Williams Administration Building, room 310. The CPI EC meetings are open to all CPI members to attend at their discretion.