To:       TAMUK Faculty and Staff

From:    Dr. Hector Estrada, Graduate Council Secretary (x2269,

Topic:   Minutes from the regular Graduate Council Meeting of November 26, 2002

Faculty Present: Dr. Charles Alworth, 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. Alberto Olivares, , Dr. Fred Ponder, Dr. David Sabrio, Dr. Nestor Sherman, Dr. Randy Stanko, Dr. Chu-Sheng Tai.  

Faculty Absent : Dr. Ali Pilehvari. 

Graduate Student Representatives Present: Not required to be present.  

I.          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 November 12, 2002 were approved. 

II.         Standing committee reports  

A.  Executive Committee  

      No report 

B.   Membership Committee 

                  No report 

C.   Curriculum Committee  

Dr. Elkassabgi reported that the Curriculum Committee met on November 25, 2002 and approved two course proposals from the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences. 

PLSS-02-G-01 New course
PLSS-02-G-02 New course  

Both proposals were also approved by the Graduate Council.                        

D.     Program Review Committee 

No report 

III.               Dean's Report 


IV.              Student Representatives 


V.                 Old Business 


VI.              New Business 


VII.            A motion was made to adjourn the meeting at 2:55 p.m.  The motion was seconded and passed. The next meeting of the Graduate Council is scheduled for January 21, 2003. 

Respectfully submitted, 

Dr. Hector Estrada, Secretary