October Agenda

Thursday, October 15th, 2020

2:00 p.m.

Microsoft Teams

  1. Minutes for the August 20th, 2020, Graduate Council meeting will stand approved if no corrections are received. (Please review the minutes on the Graduate School web page before the meeting: Graduate Council Minutes)

    Note: The Graduate Council did meet in September, but only to introduce new members. Those minutes are also available on our website.
  2. Announcements
  3. Dean’s Report
  4. New Business, Program Changes, College of Education and Health Professions
    1. Department of Occupational Therapy, proposal to modify the Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTDEDP) degree by reducing OCTH 5422 by one credit and increasing OCTH 5483 by one credit; adding progression, retention, and dismissal policies; and clarifying admission requirements.
    2. Eleanor Mann School of Nursing, proposal to modify the Doctor of Nursing Practice (NURSDP) and Master of Science in Nursing (NURSMS) degrees by removing the GRE requirement for admission.
  5. New Business, College of Education and Health Professions, Eleanor Mann School of Nursing, proposal to create two new post-master’s certificates:
    1. Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACMC)
    2. Family Nurse Practitioner (FNPRMC)
    Program change proposals and new program proposals may be viewed on the Program and Unit Changes page or in Attachment A.
  6. Course change reports from the University Course and Programs Committee (UCPC) (Attachment B).
  7. Graduate faculty recommendations for faculty: A preliminary list is attached (Attachment C). Graduate faculty applications previously approved (via email) are in Attachment D. A complete list will be distributed at the meeting.
  8. Other Business