Minutes-Monday, March 11, 2002-9:00 a.m.
325 Graff Main Hall

Members Present:  D. Duquette, Chair, T. Dodge (Student Rep.), G. Gilmore, C. Graham, K. Harbst, T. Kernozek, L. Oganowski, G. Walsko

Members Excused:  T. Krueger

Members Absent:  G. Arimond, T. Uphoff

Consultants Present:  M. Anderson, J. Finch, K. McLean, D. Schumacher, C. Martin-Stanley

The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. by Dan Duquette, Chair.

1.            Approval of the minutes of February 25, 2002.

M/S/P to approve the minutes of February 25, 2002.  (7 yes, 0 no)

 2.            Proposal from the College of Liberal Studies regarding Graduate Faculty Membership.  A copy of the proposal from the College of Liberal Studies regarding Graduate Faculty Membership was sent to each Graduate Council            Member prior to the March 11th meeting for their review.

Dan informed the Graduate Council that he had spoke to several individuals on Graduate Faculty Membership and was told there is no specific policy in place.  After a lengthy discussion, the following items were suggested:

           a-Examine all review categories.
           b-View format.
           c-Retain all current categories.

Dan informed the Graduate Council that the Graduate Faculty Policy should remain in place, and modifications of the criteria should be considered.

Dan will create and revamp the Graduate Faculty Policy, and present it at the meeting on March 25, 2002.

3.         Other business.  145 headcount enrollment in fall in order to achieve our FTE allotment.  Each Graduate Program has been provided with a target for new student enrollment for the Fall 2002 Semester.

Meeting Adjourned:  10:20 a.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Fran Temp
Recording Secretary

c:         Graduate Council Members
            Department Chairs
            Graduate Council File
            Faculty Senate Office
            Graduate Program Directors