Colorado Open Scholars 2019 Summit: March 1, 2019

The focus of this year’s event is Openness in Tenure and Promotion. The summit will consist of two panels discussing challenges in tenure and promotion within the current scholarly landscape and the role - or potential role - of open access within the tenure and promotion process.

Locations and Registration


Schedule of Events

Opening remarks and introductions.

Welcome

10a


Panel 1

10:10 - 11:00a

Research Realities in Tenure & Promotion

A general discussion on challenges within the Tenure & Promotion process. The panel focuses on evaluation of scholarly and creative output, with particular attention paid to disincentives, multidisciplinary scholarship, nontraditional scholarship, and the current scholarly landscape.

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Dr. Patrick J. Burns

Vice President for Information Technology and Dean of Libraries, Colorado State University

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Carol Muñoz Nieves

Research Associate, School of Communication | Centre for Policy Research on Science and Technology | Scholarly Communications Lab, Simon Fraser University

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Caitlin Pike

Research Engagement & Scholarly Services Coordinator, IUPUI

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Dr. Joshua J. Thoms

Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics & Spanish, Utah State University

Moderator: Director Cinthya Ippoliti, University of Colorado Denver, Auraria Library


Panel 2

11:10a - 12:00p

Open Access & Equity in Tenure & Promotion

A discussion of Open Access publication and resources within Tenure & Promotion. The panel focuses on the topics of equity, prestige, and quality of scholarship, with particular focus on the effect of Open Access on these areas of T&P evaluation.

Dr. Christina Hendricks  Professor of Teaching, University of British Columbia Vancouver Campus

Dr. Christina Hendricks
Professor of Teaching, University of British Columbia Vancouver Campus

Dr. Jessie Daniels
Professor of Sociology, Hunter College & The Graduate Center, CUNY

Dr. Christina Hendricks
Professor of Teaching, University of British Columbia Vancouver Campus

Dr. Simine Vazire
Professor of Psychology, University of California Davis | Board of Directors, PLOS

Moderator: Director Melissa DeSantis, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Strauss Health Sciences Library


Breakout Sessions

12:15 - 1:15p

Group discussions at each institution. Themes will be provided, but open discussion is encouraged.

Online discussion via chat.


We will return to the larger group to share discussion themes and outcomes. Wrap up for the day!

Wrap Up

1:15 - 2:00p