The Research Advisory Council is charged with the following:
- to improve communication within the campus research community regarding research practices and administrative issues;
- to provide a feedback mechanism from the research community to the research administrative offices;
- to provide an avenue for the research community to present concerns to the research administrative units; and
- to provide an informal linkage between the Research Office and the Graduate School that focuses on research-related views and concerns.
The Council will provide a communication vehicle and serve as a forum between the Michigan Tech research community and the Vice President for Research, Sponsored Programs, Sponsored Programs Accounting, and the Graduate School, focusing on operational research practices and administrative issues.