May Agenda

Thursday, May 21st, 2015

2:00 p.m.

Upchurch Conference Room, Bell Engineering

  1. Minutes for the April 16th, 2015, Graduate Council meeting will stand approved if no corrections are received. (Please review the Graduate Council Minutes) before the meeting.
  2. Announcements
  3. Report from the Academic Appeals Committee, the Teaching Effectiveness Advisory Committee, and the Library Committee.
  4. Old Business: None
  5. New Business, Program changes, Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
    1. School of Social Work, proposal to offer the Advanced Standing Program as an online option.
    2. Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures, proposal to modify the master’s degree in Spanish (SPANMA) by changing the distribution of additional credit hours under the Pedagogy track.
  6. New Business, Program changes, Graduate School and International Education
    1. Program in Cell and Molecular Biology, proposal to add a program-specific requirement for competence in spoken English.
    2. Program in Environmental Dynamics, proposal to require four courses instead of three and to require three semesters of ENDY 6991 Colloquium.

    Note: All program changes and program proposals may be viewed at Program proposals are also listed in Attachment A.

  7. Course change reports from the University Course and Programs Committee (UCPC) (Attachment B).
  8. Graduate faculty recommendations for graduate assistants: A preliminary list is attached (Attachment C). A complete list will be distributed at the meeting.
  9. Graduate faculty recommendations for faculty: A preliminary list is attached (Attachment D). A complete list will be distributed at the meeting.
  10. Other Business