MINUTES

Institute Graduate Curriculum Committee

College of Sciences Conference Room

2nd Floor Tech Tower
August 29, 2006

 

PRESENT: Green (MATH), Pikowsky (Registrar), Smith (AE), Babensee (BME), Murray (LCC), Peponis (COA), Craig (AE), Anderson (ECE)

 

VISITORS: None

 

  1. A motion was made to approve the proposal to authorize the Petitions Subcommittee (consisting of the Committee Chair, the Registrar and the Graduate Office representative) to act for the Committee in urgent cases where there is potential for a serious consequence if no timely action is taken. This authorization would be renewable each year. It would be subject to the rule that unless there is unanimity within the subcommittee, the Subcommittee will refer the matter to the full Committee.  The motion was seconded and approved. Unanimous.
  2. A motion was made to nominate the current slate of officers for continuation in their current positions, Bill Green-Chair, Gary Parker-Vice Chair, Reta Pikowsky-Secretary. The motion was seconded and approved. Unanimous.
  3. Petitions were reviewed and approved in the following areas.

 

Reason for Petition

 

 

Approved

Denied

Tabled

Comments

Late withdrawal from term

1

 

 

 

Late change of grade

1

 

 

 

Readmit Fall 2006 after first drop

1

 

 

Acted on 8/17 by Subcommittee

Waiver of the 2-year rule for double-counting UG courses toward the Masterís degree

1

 

 

 

Waiver of the 7-year rule

1

 

 

 

Late approval for concurrent enrollment, Spring 2006

1

 

 

 

Use courses taken in special status towards the Masterís degree & be granted full graduate standing

2

 

 

 

 

 

Adjourned,

 

Reta Pikowsky

Registrar