Graduate Council Minutes #1082

Graduate Council Meeting Minutes

October 25, 2018

Present:  Bullard, Davis-Gage, Igou, Krueger, O’Loughlin, Olivares, Rod-Welch, Schwab, Schwieger, Waldron, Wood, Zubrod.

Chair Rod-Welch called the meeting to order at 3:30 p.m. 

  • Welcome
  • Comments/changes to minutes from Sept. 27

Minutes were approved

  • Graduate College Reports:

Dean Waldron introduced new Graduate College Thesis/Dissertation Reviewer Kat Wolhpart. This position will now also include outreach and coordination with digital publications

University relations will now have a communication specialist for the Graduate College. A communication audit will be coming up – graduate coordinators will be surveyed regarding recruiting and materials.

Graduate College website is moving to a recruitment mode rather than information repository.

Assoc. Dean Olivares – new business: look over creative performance judging form for grad symposium and suggest any changes

Schwieger: Announcements regarding resume workshop, symposium

  • New Business

             Universitas: currently no support from Dean’s Council for a release for a faculty member to serve as editor; Universitas will be on hold for now.

Listening Sessions: announcement of dates/ locations, encourage all to attend

GARP (Graduate Application Review Portal): going live. Trainings will be available for graduate coordinators and others (secretaries, department heads, etc.)

Reminder to name alternates.

Reports from subcommittees

Meeting was adjourned at 4:30 pm.

Respectfully submitted,

Julia Bullard
Graduate Council Secretary