GRADUATE COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES

STUDENT APPEALS MEETING

Tuesday, January 20, 2004

French Conference Room-Mitchell Hall

 

Members Present:   G.Tymeson, Chair, C. Logterman (Student Rep.), D. Reineke, B. Schwan, D. Sutherland,

                                  M. Thorman

 

Members Excused:   R. Dixon, M. McGuigan, T. Krueger, S. Johnston-Rodriguez, J. Winchester (Student Rep.)

 

Consultants             R. Mikat, D. Schumacher, M. Venneman

Present:

 

Consultants             B. May, C. Martin-Stanley

Excused:

 

Others Present:       Four Graduate Students

 

The meeting was called to order at 9:30 a.m. by Garth Tymeson, Chair.

 

The following student appeals were heard by the Graduate Council:

 

  1. Student #1 (Biology):  The Graduate Council reviewed an appeal for readmission, and granted permission for Student #1 to return for graduate study in the spring 2004, with the following stipulation:

 

    • Student #1 must attain 3.0 or higher cumulative graduate GPA after completion of last 7 credit hours of graduate study (or by the end of the Spring 2004 semester).

 

  1. Student #2 (PT):  The Graduate Council reviewed an appeal for readmission, and granted permission for Student #2 to return for graduate study in the spring 2004, with the following stipulation:

 

    • Student #2 must attain a 3.0 or higher cumulative graduate GPA by the end of the Spring 2004 semester.

 

    • The Graduate Council also strongly recommended that Student #2 consider working with Dr. Kernozek on a project to assist with further mastery of content in the P-T 523 Kinesiology & Biomechanics course.

 

  1. Student #3 (PT):  The Graduate Council reviewed an appeal for readmission, and granted permission for Student #3 to return for graduate study in the spring 2004, with the following stipulation:

 

    • Student #3 must attain a 3.0 or higher cumulative graduate GPA by the end of the Spring 2004 semester.

 

    • The Graduate Council also strongly recommended that Student #3 consider working with a faculty member on a project to assist with further mastery of the content in the P-T 522 Physiology course.

     

  1. Student #4 (PT):  The Graduate Council reviewed an appeal for 

readmission to graduate study in Physical Therapy, Student #4 was dismissed from graduate study following the fall 2003 term for not attaining a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher after being placed on probation (after the Summer 2003 term).  Student #4's appeal was denied.  The following options were discussed with Student #4:

 

·        The Graduate Council approved Student #4 to enroll as a nondegree graduate student and to enroll in approved graduate courses as a special nondegree student.  In addition, Student #4 can choose in the future to reapply to the Physical Therapy graduate program.  Student #4’s application to the Physical Therapy program would be considered with all other new applicants.

 

  

Meeting adjourned:  11:15 a.m.

  

Respectfully submitted, Fran Temp, Recording Secretary

  

 

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