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May 5, 2017

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

  1. Welcome from Graduate Council Chair, Dr. Peter Gray: 1pm
  2. Graduate Committee Reports: 1:05pm
    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. GPSA: Kanani Espinoza
    8. Faculty Senate: Shannon Sumpter
    9. Graduate Writing Advisory Committee: Anne Stevens
    10. 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
    11. Executive Committee: Peter Gray
    12. Nominations & voting for Council Chair, 2017-2018
  3. Graduate College Information & Updates: 1:20pm
    1. Dean Korgan: 1:20pm
      1. Graduate Faculty Fellows Opportunities (see below/attached)
      2. Top Tier Report & Goals (see ppt below/attached)
      3. Next year's committees & Chairs: Top Tier, Janet Dufek
        1. Top Tier Systems & Data
        2. Postdoctoral Fellows 
        3. Interdisciplinary & Innovative Graduate Programs
        4. Faculty & Student Resources
        5. R2PC & GEM
      4. Student Life & Climate Survey
      5. Graduate Faculty Policy
        1. Minimum Qualifications for Mentorship & Teaching
        2. Grad Professors of Proactive 
      6. Comm, Marketing & Branding
        1. What makes graduate education at UNLV distinctive? What makes your program distinctive?
        2. Program fliers
        3. Website
        4. Lookbook
    2. Dean Hartley: 2:00pm
      1. 2016 Student Annual Review Reports
      2. Curriculum Changes
      3. Faculty Development Center
      4. GA Micro-teaching workshops
    3. Upcoming Events & Deadlines: 2:20
      1. Deadlines
        1. Appoint your state funded GAs for Fall 2017-2018 by May 15th. Early submissions are encouraged! 
      2. Events
        1. Spring Doctoral Recognition Ceremony & Hooding - Friday, 5/12
        2. Commencement - Saturday 5/13
      3. 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
    4. New Business & Goals for 2017-2018: 2:30
    5. Awards & Recognition: 2:45
    6. Graduate Faculty Reception: 3pm
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    May 2, 2017, 10:56 AM
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    Kathryn Korgan,
    May 2, 2017, 11:13 AM
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