Minutes of the Graduate Council Meeting
Ashley Bennington, H.A. Razzak (for
Members Absent: Sue Bradley, La Vonne Fedynich, Patrick Mills, George Gresham
The meeting was called to order at .
Dr. Fields announced that the graduate council meetings will not be re-scheduled unless under extreme emergencies and requested all members to make time to attend all the meetings. A recommendation was made that the meetings be held on the scheduled dates with the Vice-chair presiding in the event of the Chair having other pressing last minute engagement.
Executive Committee – No report at this time
Curriculum Committee – No report at this time
Membership Committee – No report at this time
Dr. Fields announced that the Chair of the program review
committee had resigned. He requested
Discussion ensued with regards to formatting requirements of the thesis. Dr. Fields mentioned that a portion of proceeds from the thesis manual helps defray the costs of the graduate school. He indicated that he would be interested in new ideas to simplify the formatting requirements.
Dr. Chen was requested to chair a task force to look into the formatting guidelines. It was suggested that an e-mail survey be carried out to assess what graduate coordinators felt about the current guidelines and solicit their ideas for improvement.
The meeting was adjourned at .
Vice Chair Graduate Council