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November 16, 1989

                                    MINUTES

                                    VPI&SU

                        COMMISSION ON GRADUATE STUDIES

                          15 NOVEMBER 1989, 4:00 P.M.

                            PRESIDENT'S BOARD ROOM

 

 

  Present:  Drs. Boyle, Burger, Campbell, Conn, Eaton, Flowers, Hooper,

            J. Johnson, M. Johnson R. Johnson, Lutze, Moore, O'Brien, Snoke,

            Stephenson, Teekell

 

  Visitors: Mr. John Ashby, Ms. Theresa Fried, Mr. Greg Benge

 

 

 

  1.  ANNOUNCEMENTS -

 

      Dean Teekell stated that announcements have been sent from the Graduate

      School asking for nominations for the Graduate Teaching Award and the

      Graduate Service Award.  Nominations are to be submitted to the Gradu-

      ate School by January 19, 1989.

 

      The GSA Travel Fund Award winners have been notified.

 

      Renovations to Sandy Hall should be completed by December 15, 1989.

 

      Questions had arisen regarding the distribution of the Faculty/Staff/

      Student Telephone Directory.  Dean Teekell clarified the circumstances

      under which graduate students would be charged for telephone books.

 

  2.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF NOVEMBER 1, 1989 -  The minutes were approved as

      submitted.

 

  3.  GRADUATE STUDENT ASSEMBLY - no announcements were made.

 

  4.  REDEFINITION OF GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIP - Copies were distributed of a

      draft of redefinitions of the terms the University is using for

      assistantships.  The draft was prepared by Dr. Arthur Snoke and he led

      the discussion regarding the issues at hand.  After discussion and re-

      vision of the draft, it was decided that the proposal would be pre-

      sented to the Commission at our next meeting in resolution form.

 

  5.  GRADUATE STUDENT HOUSING PROGRESS REPORT - Dr. Gary Hooper announced to

      the membership that a report regarding Family Housing has been pre-

      sented to the Provost's Office for review.  The report is proposing

      about a 500 housing unit for Graduate Student families.

 

  6.  REVIEW OF THE MINUTES OF THE COURSE AND PROGRAM CRITERIA COMMITTEE (OC-

      TOBER 25, 1989) -  Dr. Janet Johnson submitted the report and it was

      approved as submitted.

 

  7.  OTHER BUSINESS -  Gregory Benge, a representative from the Omicron

      Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society, presented a brief de-

      scription of the organization and it's goals.  Mr. Benge then announced

      that Dr. Martha J. Johnson had been accepted for membership in the ODK

      Society.

 

 

  8.  ADJOURNMENT - 4:49 p.m.

 

                                     Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

 

                                     John L. Eaton

                                     Secretary

 

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