MINUTES

Institute Graduate Curriculum Committee

College of Sciences Conference Room

2nd Floor Tech Tower
July 26, 2006

 

PRESENT: Green (MATH), Pikowsky (Registrar), Parker (ISYE), Smith (AE), Venkateswaran (CoC), Babensee (BME), Davis (PSYCH)

 

VISITORS: None

 

1. A motion was made to approve the Screening Subcommittee’s recommendations on petitions related to the following matters. The motion was seconded and approved.

 

2. A motion was made to deny a petition requesting a selective withdrawal from a Summer 2006 course. The motion was seconded and approved.

 

Reason for Petition

 

 

Approved

Denied

Tabled

Comments

Late withdrawal from course

1

 

 

 

Late change of grade

1

 

 

 

Late change of credit hours

 

 

1

Need confirmation from instructor that

Student was graded on 3 hours not 1.

Use 6 hours of pass/fail coursework toward Master’s degree

 

1

 

Change of credit basis of course was approved.

Waiver of the 6-year rule

1

 

 

 

Concurrent enrollment Fall 2006

2

 

 

 

Late permission for concurrent enrollment Spring 2006

1

 

 

 

Return Fall 2006 after withdrawing Summer 2006

1

 

 

 

TOTALS:

7

1

1

 

 

3. A motion was made to deny the in-person appeal of a student for a late course withdrawal Summer 2006. The motion was seconded and approved. Note: The Committee authorized the instructor to offer the student the option to take an incomplete grade.  If the student chooses to take the final exam with the other students, the option of receiving the incomplete grade will be removed.

 

4. At the first meeting of the Fall 2006 Committee, a motion will be made to give the Petitions Subcommittee authority to act in emergency situations when a petition needs to be heard between meetings.