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9-27-17

GRADUATE COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
1 - 3pm in TAM Grand Hall

  1. Welcome from Graduate Council Chair, Dr. Donovan Conley: 1pm
  2. Welcome from Provost Chase and short Q&A: 1:05pm
  3. Graduate Committee Reports: 1:20pm
    1. Curriculum: Travis Olson
    2. New Programs and Program Revisions: Glenn Nowak
    3. Program Review: Kaushik Ghosh
    4. Appeals & Legal Issues: Jennifer Rennels
    5. Professional Development: Carolyn Sabo
    6. Awards: David Damore 
    7. GPSA: Kanani Espinoza
    8. Faculty Senate: Shannon Sumpter
    9. Top Tier Committees: Janet Dufek; Committee Charges - Kate Korgan
      1. Top Tier Information & Data Management
      2. Postdoctoral Fellows
      3. Interdisciplinary Graduate Programs
      4. Graduate Faculty & Student Support
      5. R2PC & GEM
    10. Executive Committee: Donovan Conley
  4. Graduate College Information & Updates: 1:30pm
    1. Dean Hartley
      1. Student Surveys
        1. Student Life and Climate Survey (May 2017)
          1. All Colleges Report
        2. Graduate Student Annual Review 
          1. Feb 2017 for Calendar Year 2016
            1. Completion Report
          2. Feb 2018 for CY 2017
            1. Preview
      2. Graduate and Top Tier Committees
        1. Additional Members Needed
    2. Valarie Burke, E.D. Student Services: GC Student Success Institute
      1. 70+ workshops
      2. 4 certifications
      3. RAMP
      4. Ambassadors
      5. Writing Bootcamp
      6. NSF-GRF Bootcamp
      7. Events
      8. Non-academic advising & appeals
      9. Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
    3. Ashley Weckesser: Grad Curriculum Review & Approval Process Training
    4. Dean Korgan
      1. Fall Data & Quick Facts
        1. New graduate student enrollment is up 4.5% compared to last fall
        2. Overall graduate student enrollment is up 4.0% 
        3. New graduate student admit-to-enrollment yield is up 2.2%, meaning more of the students we are admitting are choosing to come to UNLV at the graduate level. 
        4. The Graduate College has hired more than 1,000 graduate assistants for fall, up 7.5% compared to last fall. 
        5. The Graduate College this year is celebrating the 50th anniversary of awarding graduate degrees at UNLV. 43%  of GC alumni have graduated in the last 10 years.
        6. R2PC: Non-enrollment survey this week; enrolled survey next week.
      2. Accelerated Graduate Programs
      3. Data & Reporting 
      4. Grad Rebel Gateway Update: Phases 1 & 2
        1. Recruitment messaging & RFIs
        2. Integration of Law, Med, Dental; SSI
        3. Marketing Cloud
        4. Docusign
        5. Grad Coord & Chair Emails
      5. GFS Proposal
      6. Graduate Program Roles and Definitions Proposal
      7. Teaching Proposal
    5. Upcoming Events & Deadlines: 2:30
      1. Events
        1. Research Week
          1. UNLV Writes - Oct. 9th, 9am-1pm, Lied Library
          2. Postdoc & Faculty Social - Oct. 10th, 4-5:30 pm, DRI
          3. Diversity Research & Mentorship Reception - Oct. 11th, 11-1pm, SU Ballroom
          4. UNLV Writes - Oct. 13th, 12-3:30 pm, Lied Library
        2. 2nd Annual Graduate Showcase: October 13th @ 4 - 6 p.m., SEB
          1. "Celebrating our Accomplishments, Imagining our Future"
          2. 50th-Anniversary of our first GC graduates
        3. 4th Annual Rebel Grad Slam: Get your students to sign-up, please!
          1. The week of Oct. 30th - Nov. 3rd
          2. Prelims: Oct. 30th, 31st, and Nov. 1st in SU
          3. Semi-Finals: Nov. 2nd in Barrick Auditorium
          4. Finals: 11/3 from 4 - 6 p.m. in SEB
      2. SAVE-the-DATE
        1. Inspiration, Innovation, and Impact Reception, Friday, Feb. 2nd
        2. 20th-Anniversary GPSA and Graduate College Research Forum, Feb. 3rd: We need faculty judges and student participants
      3. WAGS Conference: March 18-21st @ The Palms
      4. Spring R2PC Retreat & Mini-Workshops
    1. New Business: 2:40
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    Kendall Hartley,
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    Kendall Hartley,
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    Leslie Hunter,
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    Kendall Hartley,
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    Kendall Hartley,
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    Leslie Hunter,
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    Leslie Hunter,
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    Leslie Hunter,
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    Leslie Hunter,
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    Leslie Hunter,
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    Leslie Hunter,
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    Kendall Hartley,
    Sep 27, 2017, 10:30 AM
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