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March 8, 2017

GRADUATE COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
2 - 4pm in the Student Union Ballroom

  1. Welcome from Graduate Council Chair, Dr. Peter Gray: 2pm
  2. Graduate Committee Reports: 2:05pm
    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: Donovan Conley
    7. Graduate Writing Advisory Committee
    8. Top Tier Committees: Janet Dufek
      1. Graduate Student Funding
      2. Top Tier Systems & Data
      3. Postdoctoral Fellows (Postdoc Social; PDA website; Survey)
      4. Interdisciplinary Graduate Programs
      5. Mentorship & Top Tier Processes and Policies
      6. R2PC & GEM
    9. Executive Committee: Peter Gray
  3. Graduate College Information & Updates: 2:20pm
    1. Dean Korgan: 2:20pm
      1. R2PC
        1. R2PC/GEM Reports (Jan 20th); Deans' Radar Goals (2/3/17)
        2. Pipeline programs information
        3. Fall Student Achievement Workshop on RPC
      2. Staffing & Space Updates
        1. Vaneh Darakjian, Director of Communications & Marketing
        2. Liz Kahane, Associate Development Director
        3. Gateway Building Update
      3. Communications & Website Update
        1. Home page & internal pages
        2. Program websites & RFIs later this semester/summer
        3. Grad Rebel Success Center renaming: Career & Professional Development Institute
      4. Top Tier GA Support News & Budget Overview
        1. Top Tier GA Goals: Progress!
        2. Campus requests: Postdocs, GAs, GPSA, Stipend Increases, GC Staffing, Recruitment funds
      5. Quick GC Contact List
    2. Dean Hartley: 2:45pm
      1. Reminders from the Office of Research Integrity
      2. Program Assessment
        1. Student Annual Review
        2. Annual Student Life & Climate Survey (with graduation survey embedded for students graduating this spring or summer)
        3. Graduate Coordinator Program Survey
      3. Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority
      4. Multiple Article Dissertation Policy
      5. Bylaw Changes
        1. Search committees
        2. Graduate College Curriculum Committee name change proposal
          1. Graduate Course Review Committee
        3. Graduate College New Programs & Program Revisions name change proposal
          1. Graduate Programs Committee
      6. Student Achievement Initiative Curriculum
        1. Course deletions
        2. Course descriptions
      7. OIT Classroom Lecture Capture Solutions
    3. Kara Wada & Liz Jost, Lauren Orton, Lori Filippo: 3:10pm
      1. International Admissions Timeline & Best Practices (Admission Team Presentation)
  4. Topical Training & Discussions: Graduate Mentorship - Drs. Elizabeth White Nelson & Peter Gray: 3:30
  5. Upcoming Events & Deadlines
    1. Deadlines
      1. Non-Enrollment Separation - Last day for students to submit LOA requests to Graduate Student Services to prevent separation
      2. Appoint your state funded GAs for Fall 2017-2018 by May 15th. Early submissions are encouraged! 
    2. Events (see flyer)
      1. Postdoctoral and Faculty Social
      2. Major Madness & Beyond
      3. UNLV Writes
      4. Meet your Admission and Recruitment Team
      5. Phi Kappa Phi Food Drive
      6. I3 (coming in April)
    3. Programs (see flyer)
      1. Now accepting applications for: 
        1. Teaching Certification
        2. Mentorship Certification
        3. Research Certification
        4. Communications Certification (first cohort this Fall)
        5. Ambassadors
        6. RAMP
        7. Writing Boot Camp
    4. Fall Orientation: SAVE-the-DATE
      1. New Graduate Student Orientation
        Friday, August 25, 9am-6pm
        Detailed schedule to follow
      2. New Graduate Assistant Orientation
        Wednesday, August 23rd9:30-11:30am
        SU Green Room and Theatre
        This is mandatory for all new GAs and recommended for returning GAs
      3. New International Student Orientation: 
    5. Race for the Cure: Team "Grad Rebels Inspire" - Join Us! 
      http://southernnevada.info-komen.org/site/TR?team_id=378725&pg=team&fr_id=6728&et=XPS3o_NbRxzDg7rRetJG3A
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