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Grad Student Funding 16-17


Committee: Chair – Merrill Landers, Brianne Heinle, Donovan Conley, Kendall Hartley, Terry Miethe, Rod Metcalf, Hasan Deniz, Nader Ghafoori, Pasha Rafat, Rebecca Gill, Rebecca Benfield, Jason Scott. 
Meetings:
9/15, 9/29, 10/13

Charge:

Continue to focus on strategies to realize 4 top GA funding priorities (summer doctoral support; increase Masters stipend; pay higher % of tuition/fees; increase number of GAs, especially grant funded)
  1. Promote GA Handbook
    1. GPSA links
    2. Send to Grad coordinators . . .
    3. GA Training session fall 
    4. Periodic updates.
    5. Might be too buried . . .
    6. General grad faculty distribution
    7. Social media . . . Grad rebel gateway
    8. Is this the right name? GA and GA Supervisor Handbook
      1. Graduate Assistantships: A Handbook for Graduate Assistants and Supervisors 
  2. Lead TTDGRA review & recommendation process
    1. How do we facilitate the idea that these are across campus
    2. Can these be proportioned in some way?
    3. Best application period?
    4. Kendall will review how things were funded last round (see attachment of awards below)
      1. Assistants vs Assoc/Full
      2. Colleges
      3. 2016
      4. Review Form
        1. From Committee:
          1. What is the impact?
          2. How does this impact Top Tier?
          3. Results from Prior DGRA?
          4. No quotas. Other opportunities for new faculty. 
    5. Looking at supporting Top Tier. 
  3. Consult & collaborate on state distribution for AY17-20
    1. Review how programs have done based upon current allocations. 
    2. Faculty to GA Ratio; PTI Budgets;  GA to FTE; 
  4. Begin assessing how state funds are expended (teaching/research): relationship between state funded GAs and grant-writing/scholarly productivity;
    1. Review needs  . . . 
    2. State funded GA's can research 
    3. How productive are GA's?
  5.  Who should teach at what level?
    1. Matt report?
    2. Accreditation requirements
  6. PTI for GAs proposal & how GAs might support unmet teaching needs - Peter Gray ?
  7. Review & recommendations of Sperlings Cost of Living report
    1. Need to read. 
      1. How to make our offers 
      2. Need to have students progress and finish
      3. Students health insurance medicaid eligible . . . $15,800. 
        1. Applying funds to insurance or fees might be better able. 

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Kendall Hartley,
Sep 28, 2016, 4:29 PM
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Kendall Hartley,
Sep 28, 2016, 11:31 AM
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Kendall Hartley,
Sep 28, 2016, 11:41 AM
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