GRADUATE COUNCIL MINUTES 

Friday, January 06, 2006-10:00 a.m.

133 Graff Main Hall

 

Members Present:    VJ Agarwal, George Arimond, Rob Dixon, Kasi Periyasamy, Steve Simpson, Dan Sutherland, Michele
                                    Thorman

 

Members Excused:  Tracie Blumentritt, Tom Kuffel, Thomas Krueger, Yank II Park, Tiffany Rausch (Student Rep.), Andrea Von Dollen (Student Rep.)

 

Consultants Present:  Bruce May, Charles Martin-Stanley, Karen Mc Lean, Diane Schumacher

 

Consultants Excused:  Teri Staloch

 

Others Present:  Kim Harbst, Graduate Student 1 and Graduate Student 2 (appealing academic dismissal)

 

 

1.  The meeting was called to order at 10:05 am. by Rob Dixon.

 

2.  Appeal by Science and Health/Physical Therapy Students. 

     A roll call vote was taken and the Council went into closed session as provided in sections 19.85 (1) (F) of Wisconsin.  

 

  • Student 1 and the Director of Physical Therapy gave an overview of the appeal, and the student’s plans for academic improvement.  The council asked questions and clarifications from the student and graduate program director; the student and program director were excused.  A discussion followed by the Graduate Council, a motion was made, seconded and voted to approve the appeal for the student to continue in the Physical Therapy Program.  (5 yes, 0 no, 1 abstention).

 

  • Student 2 and the Director of Physical Therapy gave an overview of the appeal, and the student’s plans for academic improvement.  The council asked questions and clarifications from the student and graduate program director; the student and program director were excused.  A discussion followed by the Graduate Council, a motion was made, seconded and voted to approve the appeal for the student to continue in the Physical Therapy Program. (5 yes, 0 no, 1 abstention).

 

Meeting adjourned:  10:55 a.m.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

Fran Temp

 

C:         Graduate Council Members

            Department Chairs

            Graduate Program Directors

            Faculty Senate

            Graduate Council File