GRADUTE COUNCIL MINUTES
July 15, 2009
325 Graff Main Hall at 1:00pm
Members Present: Rob Dixon, Jim Finch, Carol Angell, Tom Kernozek, Michelle Thorman, Bernadette Taylor-Winfrey, VJ Agarwal
Glenn Wright, S.N. Rajagopal, David Reineke, Kasi Periyasamy
Ashley Olson, Kristin Van Vleet
Consultants Present: Bruce May
Meeting called to order at 1:07pm by Rob Dixon.
1. Graduate student appeals
a. Roll call vote to go into closed session
i. Agarwal = yes, Angell = yes, Dixon = yes, Finch = yes, Kernozek = yes, Thorman = yes, Taylor-Winfrey = yes
b. Student VG from Microbiology Dept.
i. student provided overview of appeal situation and answered Council questions
ii. M/S/U (7-0) Council voted to readmit student to Graduate Studies within the Microbiology Program at UW-L in order to complete Option 2 of the remediation plan presented by the department
iii. M/S/U (7-0) approve a minimum credit load for student to complete her program in fall 2009
c. Student QF from Recreation Management therapeutic Recreation Dept.
i. Student provided overview of appeal situation and answered Council questions
ii. M/S/U (7-0) to readmit student to Graduate Studies within the Rec. Therapy Program
iii. M/S/U (7-0) to allow student to retake REC 710 in spring 2010
iv. M/S/U (7-0) to not count REC 710 taken in spring 2009 in CGPA for student
d. Student JH from the MBA program
i. M/S/U (7-0) to exempt student from TOEFL score minimum of 79 and be admitted to MBA program to begin study
2. M/S/U (7-0) to come out of closed session
Meeting adjourned at 2:00pm