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.
- 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.
Graduate Council Secretary