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February 20, 2019

GRADUATE COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
1-3 pm in TAM Alumni Hall
  1. Welcome from Graduate Council Chair, Dr. Donovan Conley: 1pm
  2. Graduate Committee Reports: 1:05pm
    1. Course Review: Travis Olson
    2. Programs: Glenn Nowak
    3. Program Review: Kaushik Ghosh
    4. Appeals & Legal Issues: Jennifer Rennels
    5. Professional Development: Sarah Tanford & Valarie Burke
    6. Awards: Toni Repetti & Libby Hausrath 
    7. GPSA: Stephanie Molina
    8. Faculty Senate: Doug Unger
    9. Top Tier Committees
      1. R2PC: Janet Dufek & Kara Wada
      2. Postdoc: Valarie Burke
      3. Grad Research: Debra Martin & Emily Lin
      4. Program Innovations: Brian Chrzan
      5. Faculty & Student Support: Peter Gray
    10. Executive Committee: Donovan Conley
  3. Graduate College Information & Updates: 1:15pm
    1. Guest: Maggie Farrell, Dean of Libraries
    2. Dean Lin 1:30
      1. Catalog Updates & Handbooks
        1. Probation / Separation
        2. Updates
        3. Handbooks
      2. Surveys & Evaluations
        1. Fall 2018 Climate Survey
        2. Grad Student Annual Evaluations
        3. Grad Student Exit Survey - Spring 2019
        4. Grad Coordinator Annual Reports & Stipends
    3. Dean Korgan 1:35
      1. R1 & Top Tier
        1. What's next
        2. Strategy & Plans for 2021 (attached below)
      2. Spring Schedule
      3. Committee Meeting Attendance & SU
      4. Budgets, Positions, Fees
        1. Budget requests
        2. 4% tuition increase
        3. Proposed Professional & Career Development Fee, FY21
      5. Grad Program Common Metrics Project
        1. Programs
        2. Budgets
        3. Reviews
      6. GA Allocations
        1. 3-year cycle
        2. Distribution to Colleges
        3. Distribution to Departments/Schools
        4. Guidelines
        5. Emergency Pool
        6. New Programs
      7. Interdisciplinary Grad Program Planning (see attached reference)
      8. Grad Certificates as Pathway & Minors
      9. Program Roles & Responsibilities
      10. Grad Rebel Gateway
        1. Form routing timeline
        2. Next steps
    4. Kara Wada, Executive Dir. of Admissions & Enrollment Management: 2:25
      1. Grad Rebel Gateway
        1. Docusign:
          1. generic emails
          2. student forms
          3. faculty forms
          4. UG forms
          5. department forms
          6. videos available
        2. Cases
        3. Appointment of Faculty Advisor Form/Process (Masters/Certs, only)
        4. Plan of Study course substitutions
      2. Admissions season reminders
        1. Holistic admissions
          1. Appropriate use of GREs
          2. Rubrics
          3. KIRA
        2. Simultaneous Admissions & GA offers
        3. April 15th Resolution for GAs
      3. RPC and Graduation reminders
        1. Last day paper forms will be accepted by the GC - March 1, 2019
        2. Deadline to apply for spring graduation
        3. Deadline to submit final paperwork & final doc
        4. T/D Formatting reminder & opportunities for help
    5. Katelyn DiBennedetto: 2:45
      1. NORC SED requirement for doctoral graduates
      2. NSF-CGS Career Pathways Survey
  1. Upcoming Deadlines & Events: 2:44
    1. Feb. 22: SU Ballroom, 4-6pm, 6th Annual Inspiration, Innovation, Impact: A Celebration of Graduate Student Research
    2. May 3: SU 207, 12-1:30pm, Rebel Research & Mentorship Program Celebration
            5. New Business: 2:45

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      Kathryn Korgan,
      Feb 15, 2019, 11:59 AM
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