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Graduate Council - April 2008 Minutes

GRADUATE COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES


April 3, 2008
PRESENT: Leon Arriola, Scott Bradley, John Chenoweth, Will Drago, Abby Fritz, Hephzibah Kumpaty, Crista Lebens, Denton Marks, Pete Mesner, Thomas Mettille, Jennifer Oehler, Manuel Ossers, Paul Rybski, Tracey Scherr, William Skelly, Alvaro Taveira, David Van Doren (for Anene Okocha), Linda Yu, and John Zbikowski.
ABSENT: Paul Adogamhe, Marshall Anderson, Sana Bauman, *Carla Corroto, Robert Gruber, Rex Hanger, Glenn Hayes, Jeffery Heinrich, Seung-joon Lee, *Stephanie Miller, Andrea Musher, Carol Scovotti, *Shannon Stuart, *Tony Truog, Susan Wildermuth, and Jim Winship.
GUESTS: Carol Elsen, Anne Stinson, and Don Zahn.

*Previously notified.


John Stone called the April 3rd meeting to order at 2:18 p.m.

 

The meeting minutes of January 31, 2008 meeting were unanimously approved on a motion by Paul Rybski, with a second by Manuel Ossers.


ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. A summary of system-wide graduate enrollment among the comprehensive schools reveals that Whitewater is third among the comprehensives.
  2. The summer 2008 enrollment comparison was included with the agenda. The College of Education enrollment is down from last year at this time.
  3. The 2008-09 graduate assistant allocation assignments have been made to the colleges. Selections are due back to the Graduate School by April 18th.

INFORMATION ONLY

John Chenoweth moved to approve Information Only items A and B on the agenda. Paul Rybski seconded the motion. With no questions or concerns, the motion carried. Items included:

  1. Curricular Action: Course Title Change from the Department of Management: MANGEMNT 751 FROM: Seminar in Human Resource Management TO: Staffing & Evaluation
  2. Curricular Action: Course Description Change, Title Change, and Requisite Change from the Department of IT/BE: ITBE 734 FROM: Introduction to Computer-based Information Systems TO: Management Information Systems

NEW BUSINESS ITEMS

New Business items were discussed separately. John Chenoweth moved to approve item A., the deletion of the Technology and Training emphasis in the MBA program. Paul Rybski seconded the motion. John indicated that there have been low numbers in this emphasis and the training part of the emphasis is covered in other emphases within the MBA program. With no discussion, the motion carried.

  1. Curricular Action: Deletion of Submajor in the MBA program: Delete Technology and Training Emphasis

Paul Rybski then moved to approve items B and C on the agenda. Items included a new practicum course in the Management Department, and then the inclusion of that course as an elective in the OSCM emphasis. Pete Mesner seconded the motion. The addition of this course will allow international students to go off campus to work in an internship setting. Motion carried.

  1. Curricular Action: Change in Operations and Supply Change Management Submajor in the MBA program: Add MANGEMNT 793 Practicum in Management as elective
  2. Curricular Action: New Course from the Department of Management: MANGEMNT 793 Practicum in Management

Next, Paul Rybski moved to approve items D-F on the agenda, all of which include course revisions for the MSE-PD program. John Zbikowski seconded the motion and the proceeded to give the rationale for the revisions. With no further discussion, the motion carried.

  1. Curricular Action: Course Revision, Description Change, Title Change, Requisite Change and Credit Change from the Department of Curriculum and Instruction Department: READING 766 FROM: Diagnosis & Remediation K-6 TO: Clinical Diagnosis & Literacy Instruction (K-12) (3 units to 5 units)
  2. Curricular Action: Course Revision, Description Change, Title Change, Unit Change from the Department of Curriculum and Instruction: READING 767 FROM: Diagnosis & Treatment of Reading Disabilities (7-12) TO: Classroom Literacy Assessment and Intervention (K-12) (3 units to 5 units) (Syllabus)
  3. Curricular Action: Course Revision, Description Change, Title Change, and Unit Change from the Department of Curriculum and Instruction: READING 773 & CIFLD 774 Field Experience in Reading Programs FROM: Research Related to the Teaching of Reading TO: Literacy Research: Theory and Application

The meeting adjourned at 2:35 p.m. on a Dave Van Doren/Pete Mesner motion.


Respectfully submitted,


Sally Lange


Secretary