Graduate Council Meeting - Minutes
October 20, 2003

Graduate Council Members:

Ken Bowers, College of Letters & Science; Janice Bowman, College of Agriculture; Katie Daughenbaugh, Graduate Students; Marc Giullian, College of Business; Richard Helzer, College of Arts & Architecture; Bruce McLeod, Graduate Dean, Chair; Gretchen McNeely, College of Nursing; Craig Stewart, College of Education, Health & Human Development; Rob Maher, College of Engineering; Warren Jones, Faculty Council, Ex-officio

Present: Chair Bruce McLeod, Janice Bowman, Mark Giullian, Ken Bowers, Craig Stewart, Gretchen McNeely, Katie Daughenbaugh, Richard Helzer, Warren Jones, Robert Maher, Jennifer Miller (College of Graduate Studies), Maggie Gudatis (College of Graduate Studies)

Meeting commenced at 1:00.

Graduate Council Agenda Items:

Item 1: Brief discussion of elimination of minor/supporting area (wording)

    Concerns discussed:

            Item 2: Transfer credit policy review

    Current Credit Requirements for Master's Degree

    Current Credit Requirements for Doctoral Degrees

     Concerns and items discussed:

Item 3: Number of graduate level credits on the program of study

    Current Master’s policy:

    Current Doctoral policy:

    Concerns and items discussed:

Item 4: Using publications in lieu of or as a component of the thesis or dissertation.(This might have to be tabled until the next meeting to accommodate sufficient discussion.)

    Concerns and items discussed:

Meeting adjourned at 2:00.