Blue Ribbon Committee on Research
The chancellor created a Blue Ribbon Committee on Research to plan how UC Davis can reach a higher level of prominence as a leading research university. Also included is the report from an independent group hired to assess UC Davis' research practices and effectiveness.
The committee has recommended changes to the UC Davis research enterprise to support a new culture of creativity, inquisitiveness, entrepreneurship, collaboration and risk-taking.
The Washington Advisory Group, a higher education consulting company, was enaged by Chancellor Katehi to review UC Davis's research programsand make recommendations to boost the research enterprise at UC Davis.
The Blue Ribbon Committee on Research is given its charge and the committee members are appointed in this February 2010 document.