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June 24, 2020

Graduate Council Meeting

 Wednesday, June 24, 2020 11-12:30pm


Agenda


  • Welcome & check-in: Dr. Toni Repetti, Chair

    • Council Chair nomination & election

    • AY20-21: Please let Associate Dean Emily Lin know ASAP about new Department Chairs & Graduate Coordinators

    • Please let Emily know your Committee preferences ASAP


  • Leading through crises & leaning in

    • Social (In)Justice

    • International issues

    • Economic displacement & recession

    • Pandemic

    • Structural responses:

      • Pivot Planning Working Group (Today & ongoing)

        • Doug Unger, Hui Zhao, Sara Jordan, Sean Clark, Joel Snyder, Janet Dufek, Peter Gray, Emily Lin, Kara Wada, Valarie Burke

      • Diversity, Inclusivity, Equity & Justice Committee (Fall)

      • Grad Rebel Advisory Council (Fall)


  • COVID-19 Updates: See GC COVID webpage 

    • Budget update & hiring

      • Furloughs

      • GC cuts

      • Hiring SW, GA, LOA, PD, fee positions

    • Rebels Return campus reopening plans & guidelines & resources

    • Bookstore & campus supplies 

    • Grad Rebels Return plan & return to work resources & training with quiz

      • Restarting faculty & graduate student research

        • IRB accommodations: full or expedited review/exempt: do we need prospectus change form?

        • PI restart proposals that include graduate students & postdocs

          • 24-hour labs to de-densify; PPE

          • Priority to more advanced graduate students

          • Need to get graduate students back to research asap

          • Assoc. VPRED Dr. David Hatchett (david.hatchett@unlv.edu)

      • Fall semester campus/remote instruction

        • No S/U

        • Most accommodations continue

        • On-campus class/lab proposals 

          • Hybrid with only vital hands-on sections in lab

          • De-densify by approx. 50%

          • PPE

          • Shared items & cleaning plan

        • Remote/hybrid class options

        • Lab strategies

    • CARES Act & Emergency COVID Retention Fund information

    • GA issues

      • Fall appointments & YOY data

      • Accommodations process & management

      • GA online teaching stipend plan

        • July - October

        • Online Teaching class (4 weeks online)

        • 2 additional workshops

        • Teaching statement

        • Oct/Nov $500 stipend

        • Need help identifying course facilitators ($500)

    • GEM updates & R2PC data

      • Spring graduation

      • Summer enrollment

      • Fall admissions & enrollment 

    • VIRTUAL Online Leadership & Professional Development Academy 


  • Graduate College Strategic Plan & final steps


  • Handbook updates

    • Faculty

    • Postdoc

    • IDGP

    • Student


  • Graduate Coordinator Stipends

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Leslie Hunter,
Oct 20, 2020, 10:19 AM
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