THE GRADUATE CURRICULUM COMMITTEE

MINUTES

June 15, 2000

 

Members Present: Hertel (ME), Jagoda (AE), Omiecinski (COC), Parsons (DCOM), Peterson (ECE), Sanders (MSE), VandeVate (ISYE)

Visitors: Abesingha (Student), Connelly (ECE), Kilroy (Grad Studies)

 

  1. The minutes of the April 27, 2000 were approved. (6-0)
  2. The sub-committee report on decisions made on student petitions was accepted.
  3. The appeal of a student to be readmitted after academic dismissal was approved with the stipulation that the student signs a contract with the School of ECE which would dictate course and GPA requirements that he must maintain to remain enrolled. (6-1)
  4. A request was made by the Executive Masters in Logistics program to admit a student to the program that had not completed a bachelor’s degree. Dr. John VandeVate submitted the student’s resume and discussed why this student would be a good candidate for the program.
  5. A motion was made to allow the student to be admitted to the program with the stipulation that the acceptance is for this program only and does not imply admission to any other program at Georgia Tech. The motion was seconded and approved. (5-1)

  6. The Certificate in Mechanical Properites of Materials was submitted for approval. This certificate is a conversion from quarter to semester.
  7. A motion for approval of the certificate was seconded and approved. (6-0)

  8. The Dupree College of Management requested the approval of the Certificate in Management of Technology. This certificate is a conversion from quarter to semester.
  9. A motion for approval of the certificate was seconded and approved. (6-0)

  10. The Dupree College of Management requested the approval of the Certificate in Entrepreneurship. The request was tabled and returned to the College for additional information.
  11. The Dupree College of Management requested the approval of the Certificate in Engineering Entrepreneurship Management. The request was tabled and returned to the College for additional information.
  12. An inquiry was made by Ed Thomas, Secretary to the Faculty, concerning the inclusion in the minutes of personally identifiable information on students who have petitioned since this information is posted on the web. It was agreed that a summary of the decisions would be included in the minutes and this information would be posted to the web. A detailed list of actions would be included as an appendix to the minutes.
  13. Twenty student petitions were reviewed by the committee, all were approved unless noted:

two – readmission Fall 2000

one – withdrawal from course

three - grade change (1 denied)

nine – waiver of five, six and seven year regulation (1 denied)

one – accept transfer hours (denied)

one – change basis of course from l/g to p/f (denied)

one – accept course taken as special student

one – delete course from schedule (denied)

one – admitted to Executive Masters in Logistics w/o Bachelor's Degree

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Adjourned,

M. Jo McIver

Registrar