Friday, December 12, 2003 (2:30 p.m.)

26 Mitchell Hall


Members Present:    G. Tymeson, Chair, R. Dixon, T. Krueger, M. McGuigan, D. Reineke, W. Schwan, D. Sutherland, M. Thorman,  J. Winchester (Student Rep.)


Members Excused:   C. Logertman (Student Rep.), S. Johnston-Rodriguez


Consultants    B. May, D. Schumacher, M. Venneman



Consultants    C. Martin-Stanley, R. Mikat



Others Present:   Mike Hoffman and Mike Winfrey, College of Science and Allied Health


1.         Approval of November 14, 2003 meeting minutes.


            M/S/P to approve the minutes of November 14, 2003.  (Unanimous)


2.         Graduate Faculty Membership Application review:  Applicant A


M/S/P to approve renewal of Associate Graduate Faculty Membership for Applicant A.  (Unanimous)


3.         Discussion of proposal for exception to Graduate Faculty Membership Policy.


M/S/P to approve proposal for exception to affiliate membership category of Graduate Faculty Membership Policy, with revisions.  Garth Tymeson, Chair will work on the wording/edits.  After the revisions are completed, the proposal will be sent to the Faculty Senate.


4.         Graduate Student Research Grant Applications were reviewed.  Tom Krueger, Rob Dixon, Michelle Thorman, Dave Reinke and Garth Tymeson, Chair, discussed the applications. Award letters will be sent to students in the next 1-2 weeks.


Meeting adjourned:  3:15 p.m.


Respectfully submitted, Fran Temp, Recording Secretary


C:        Graduate Council Members

            Department Chairs

            Graduate Council File

            Faculty Senate Office and Graduate Program Directors