Graduate Council Meeting

March 25, 2009


Faculty Present:  Ashley Bennington, Jack Bradley (for Sue Bradley), Linda Challoo, Jieming Chen, Michelle Garcia, Enrique Massa, Joon-Yeoul Oh, Venkatesh Uddameri, LaVonne Williams, Roberto Vela Cordova

Faculty Absent:  Rajab Challoo, Thomas Fields, Fidel Hernandez, Patrick Mills, George Wagman, Mamoudou Sétamou

Meeting called to order at 2:45 p.m.

Standing Committee Reports

Executive Committee (Dr. Uddameri) –  No Report

Curriculum Committee (Dr. J. Bradley)   No Report

Membership Committee (Dr. Vela) –  Candidates approved by the Membership Committee were approved by the Council.  Incomplete applications need be re-submitted by April 10th.  The committee will review the applications and make a final recommendation by April 24th.

Program Review Committee    No Report

Interim VP Report –  No Report

Old Business  Rules and regulations of the Thesis manual were discussed.  Graduate Coordinators will be asked to provide proposed changes to the manual.  Any proposed changes should be submitted by April 10th.

New Business Dr. Massa reminded the council about the provost and vice president for academic affairs search and encouraged the council members to attend the candidates’ presentations/open forums.

Motion to adjourn at 3:15 p.m.

Minutes submitted by Linda Challoo