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Graduate Council - March 2010 Minutes

GRADUATE COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES


March 11, 2010
PRESENT: Paul Adoghame, Pavan Chennamaneni, John Chenoweth, Rashiqa Kamal, Crista Lebens, Amanda Myers (for Sarah Beckman), Christine Neddenriep, Anene Okocha, Manuel Ossers, Clayton Sager (for Alka Arora), Mark Schroeder, Shannon Stuart, Kelly Witte, and John Zbikowski.  
ABSENT: *Marshall Anderson, Scott Bradley, William Bowen, Will Drago, Melanie Floyd, *Paul Gregory, Glenn Hayes, Jeffery Thomas, Denton Marks, *Pete Mesner, Christine Neddenriep, *Margaret Phillips, Tim Reutebuch, *Mallory Riggs,   Steven Sahyun, Zhengnan Shi, *Rebecca Shrum, Lauren Smith, *Alvaro Taveira, *S-A Welch, and Max White.
GUESTS: Carol Elsen and Don Zahn

*Previously notified.


The meeting was called to order by Dean John Stone at 2:18 p.m.  With no additions or corrections, the minutes of the January 28, 2010 meeting were approved on a Manuel Ossers/Paul Adogamhe motion. 

 

Though there were no formal announcements listed on the agenda, John did mention that graduate summer enrollment is down about 5-10% from the same time last year.  He also mentioned that he had sent to all graduate program coordinators, a memo soliciting their feedback on a request to change the graduate assistantship application deadline.  He will share more about this at the next meeting.

 

John Zbikowski moved to approve Information Only items A through R on the agenda.  Pavan Chennamaneni seconded the motion.  With no questions or concerns, the motion carried.  Items included:

  1. Curricular Action:  Course Deletion from the Department of ITBE:  ITBE 645  Computer End User Information Management
  2. Curricular Action:  Course Deletion from the Department of ITBE:  ITBE 743 Database Management
  3. Curricular Action: Course Deletion from the Department of ITBE:  ITBE 772  Computer End User Technology
  4. Curricular Action: Course Deletion from the Department of ITBE:  ITBE 773  Human Factors in Business Technology
  5. Curricular Action: Course Deletion from the Department of ITBE:  ITBE 778  Network Administration
  6. Curricular Action: Course Deletion from the Department of ITBE:  ITBE 779 Office Systems:  Case Study
  7. Curricular Action:  Course Deletion from the Department of ITBE:  MCS 724  Object-Oriented Programming
  8. Curricular Action:  Course Deletion from the Department of ITBE:  MCS 744  Object-Oriented Programming II
  9. Curricular Action:  Course Deletion from the Department of ITBE:  MCS 754  Object-Oriented Analysis and Design
  10. Curricular Action:  Course Deletion from the Department of ITBE:  MCS 774  Web Development
  11. Curricular Action:  Prerequisite Change from the Department of ITBE:  ITBE 500:  Introduction to Business and Marketing Education
  12. Curricular Action:  Prerequisite Change from the Department of ITBE:  SCHBUSMG 782  Collective Negotiation in Education
  13. Curricular Action:  Prerequisite and Title Change from the Department of Psychology:  PSYCH 745  FROM:  Assessment III:  Intellectual Functioning and Adaptive Behavior  TO:  Assessment III:  Intellectual Functioning
  14. Curricular Action:  Prerequisite Change from the Department of Psychology:  PSYCH 746  Psychopathology of Childhood and Adolescence
  15. Curricular Action:  Prerequisite Change from the Department of Psychology:  PSYCH 766  Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy with Children and Adolescents
  16. Curricular Action:  Prerequisite Change from the Department of Psychology:  PSYCH 793  Practicum in School Psychology
  17. Curricular Action:  Prerequisite Change from the Department of Psychology:  PSYCH 795  Internship in School Psychology
  18. Curricular Action:  Course Deletion from the College of Education:  EDUINDP 712  Serving as a PDP Initial Educator Team Member

New Business

John Chenoweth moved, with a second by Clayton Sager, to approve New Business item A on the agenda.   Don Zahn explained the rationale for the change in the Tech module of the MBA program.  With no further discussion, the motion carried.

  1. Curricular Action:  Change in Major:  MBA:  Remove ITBE 772 and ITBE 778 from the list of courses in the Technology Module

 

Next John Chenoweth moved, with a second by Clayton Sager, for approval of the change in the School Business Management major.  With no questions or concerns, the motion carried.

  1. Curricular Action:  Change in Major:  MSE-School Business Management:  Remove ITBE 772 and ITBE 778 from the list of electives.  Add ITBE 734 and MCS 785 to the list of electives

 

Christine Neddenriep next moved for approval of the change in degree from the Department of Psychology.  John Chenoweth seconded the motion, which carried unanimously.

  1. Curricular Action:  Change in Degree:  Add PSYCH 762 to the list of   required courses for the Education Specialist degree.  Total number of credits will change from 37 to 40

 

Anene Okocha moved, with a second by Pavan Chennamaneni, to adjourn the meeting at 2:28 p.m.  The motion carried.   While this was close, it did not break the record seven-minute meeting run by Dr. McGraw in the early ‘80s.  Shortly after the meeting, Don Zahn was seen sprinting back to Hyland Hall to catch the score of the Marquette game.

 


Respectfully submitted,

 

Sally Lange
Secretary