Human Subjects Institutional Review Board (HSIRB)

Authority: Academic Affairs and Enrollment Management
Date Enacted or Revised: N/A

The Human Subject Institutional Review Board (IRB) reports to the provost and vice president for academic affairs and enrollment management and is responsible for reviewing research proposed by McNeese faculty or students that involves human subjects, making recommendations regarding policy change or any aspect of the University’s human subjects use program, and reviewing any concerns involving the use of human subjects at the University. The IRB is composed of two faculty representatives from the College of Nursing and Health Professions (nursing and psychology); one faculty representative from each of the other academic colleges, the Frazar Memorial Library, the William J. Doré, Sr. School of Graduate Studies, and the Faculty Senate; and one representative from the community.