What is the mission, business, or program of the organization?
Why does this organization wish to be located within the University facilities?
What justification is there to support the allocation of University resources to this organization?
What University department(s) will be affected, and in what way?
What recommendation has been made by the Chairman and Dean?
What contribution to the University programs and objectives will result from the proposed collaboration?
What will be the exact nature of the collaboration?
What will it be called - Center? Cooperative Unit? Study Unit?
What specific facilities will be required?
How many persons will constitute the collaborative unit?
How will the head of the unit be chosen?
Will academic rank be granted any of the collaborators? If so -
What will be the criteria?
Is compensation involved?
Is tenure involved?
How are replacements chosen?
What provision will be made for continuing review of the arrangement by the University?
By whom will the review be performed?
What will the review determine?
What provisions are to be made for the University to recover facility costs and other expenses involved in the arrangements?
What provisions will be made to protect the University's rights in publications, patents, etc.?
What is the duration of the proposed arrangement?
How can the agreement be terminated?
Are there other alternatives -
Is collaboration necessary to obtain desired end results?
What will be the impact on University programs if no collaboration takes place?
To what extent will students be involved?
How will observance of general University policies be assured?