COLLEGE OF GRADUATE STUDIES
TAMUK Faculty and Staff
Dr. Hector Estrada, Graduate Council Secretary (x2269, Hector.Estrada@tamuk.edu)
Minutes from the regular Graduate Council Meeting of October 15, 2002
Dr. Yousri Elkassabgi, Dr. Hector Estrada, Dr. Dean Ferguson, Dr. Maribel
Gonzalez-Garcia, Dr. David Hewett, Dr. Craig Hollingshead, Dr. Steven Lukefahr,
Dr. Robert Marshall, Dr. Ali Pilehvari, Dr. David Sabrio, Dr. Nestor Sherman,
Dr. Randy Stanko.
Charles Alworth, Dr. Alberto Olivares, Dr. Fred Ponder, Dr. Chu-Sheng Tai.
Student Representatives Present:
Jennifer Elston, Srinivas Malladi, Katie Turner, Judy
Student Representatives Absent:
The meeting was held in the Blue Room of Sam Fore Hall and was called to
order at 2:45 p.m. The minutes from the meeting of September 17, 2002 were
Standing committee reports
Dr. Marshall noted that the Executive Committee�s review of policies
for admission to doctoral programs is ongoing.
Elkassabgi noted that the Curriculum Committee has received several proposals,
but the committee has not met to review these proposals. He also noted that the
Curriculum Committee will meet Monday October 21, 2002 at 3:00 pm, in EC 341.
Program Review Committee
Marshall reported for Dean Olivares on the following items:
The Graduate Council approved the College of Graduate Studies� Vision
statement that appears on the CGS homepage.
A faculty representative from the CGS will attend the graduate fair at
UT-Brownsville on October 25, 2002.
TAMUK has scheduled a Graduate Fair on campus for October 23, 2002, from
1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Encourage seniors
and graduate students to attend.
events will take place in McAllen on November 20, 2002.
More information will be forthcoming.
The attending student representatives introduced themselves.
A motion was made to adjourn the meeting at 4:00 p.m.
The motion was seconded and passed. The next meeting of the Graduate
Council is scheduled for November 12,
Hector Estrada, Secretary