Agenda Items for: Submit to:
Graduate Council Meetings Dean Susan Carvalho
Committee on Fellowships and Scholarships Dr. Andrew Goodliffe
Committee on Admissions and Recruitment Dr. Andrew Goodliffe
Committee on Program/Degree Requirements, Research and New Programs Dr. André Denham
Committee on Graduate Academic Policy Dr. Andrew Goodliffe
Committee on Teaching, Research, and Service Awards Dr. André Denham


2021-22 Graduate Council Meetings, Time: 3:00pm – 4:30pm, Location: Zoom until further notice; contact for link.

  • 1st Meeting: Wednesday, September 1, 2021
  • 2nd Meeting: Wednesday, November 3, 2021
  • 3rd Meeting: Wednesday, February 2, 2022
  • 4th Meeting: Wednesday, April 6, 2022

I. Welcome and Introduction

II. Approval of Minutes from 02/04/2020 Meeting

III. Reports from Graduate Council Committees

       A. Admissions & Recruitment: Dr. Steve Shepard, Chair

       B. Fellowships & Scholarships: Dr. Mesut Yavuz, Chair

       C. Graduate Curriculum Committee: Dr. Cecil Robinson, Chair

    1. Request for Reduction in Minimum Required Hours of 699

       D. Graduate Academic Policy: Dr. Dana Patton, Chair

    1. Dissertation Embargo Policy
    2. Transfer of Credit Revision
    3. Final Dissertation Submission and Approval
    4. Ed.D. Committee Size
    5. Discussion Item: Plus/Minus Grading for graduate students

D. Teaching, Research & Service Awards: Dr. Katherine Chiou, Chair

IV. Reports from the Dean’s Office and Academic Affairs

A. Associate Dean Andrew Goodliffe

B. Associate Dean André Denham

                  1. Preparing Future Faculty and Professionals, PFX

C. Dean Susan Carvalho

                    1. Process for selecting future graduate deans

                    2. Update on Strategic Plan for Graduate Education

V. Reports from Standing University Committees & New Business

VI. Adjournment