Minutes-Monday, September 10, 2001
325 Graff Main Hall

Members Present: G. Arimond, D. Duquette, Chair, G. Gilmore, C. Graham, T. Kernozek, T. Uphoff, G. Walsko
Members Excused: K. Harbst, T. Krueger
Members Absent: L. Oganowski
Consultants Present:  M. Anderson, K. McLean, D. Schumacher, C. Martin-Stanley
Consultants Absent:   J. Finch

Dan Duquette, Chair, called the meeting to order at 10:00 a.m.

1. Introductions of members.

2. Review of Senate Faculty charge:  The Graduate Council will respond as requested by February 1, 2001.  Dan gave handouts, regarding the
 responsibility of Graduate Council Members.  Dan ask for input from council members.

3. Calendars for the 2001 fall semester were reviewed and discussed.

4. Dan informed the council members that he sent a letter to the associate deans in regards to scheduling a meeting.  The purpose of this meeting is to cover issues to  include graduate faculty membership and the university strategic plan.  He would also like to begin looking at the future of graduate education at UW-L looking at
the past, where UW-L is currently and  the future.  Dan would like to see graduate education at UW-L centralized and to be more recognized across the UW-L campus.  He informed the council that the graduate education program has increased from 21 to 25 programs.  Many people are not aware of the increase.  Also
discussed were scholarship programs, assistantships, tuition waivers for graduate students.
5. Three volunteers are needed to review Graduate Student Research Applications.

6. Graduate Faculty Membership Review Teams:

· SAH:  Kim Harbst, Greg Walsko

· HPERTE:   Gary Gilmore, Tom Kernozek, Tim Uphoff

· CLS:  George Arimond, Carla Graham

· MBA:   Tom Krueger, Leslie Oganowski

Meeting Adjourned:  11:05 a.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Fran Temp
Recording Secretary

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