Institutional Review Board

Institutional Review Board

Purpose and Functions: The purpose of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) is to review and evaluate requests by third-party principal investigators to the institution and/or its students for participation in scholarly research studies involving human subjects. The functions of the IRB are to recommend policies and procedures as necessary and proper to accomplish its purpose, and to review the requests to participate, gather additional information as needed to properly consider such request, and render decisions on participation.

• Chair, Director of Institutional Research;
• One faculty member from each academic division nominated by each division and elected by the Faculty; and
• One representative external to the institution.

The members of this committee are: (as of October 1, 2013)