Three-Year Check-In for New Programs
The creation and maintenance of graduate major programs, graduate/professional certificates, doctoral minors, and capstone certificates represents significant resource commitments by faculty and staff. Given these investments, in 2014 the Graduate Faculty Executive Committee (GFEC) established a “check-in” process for newly approved programs prior to their first formal university review (which occurs in the fifth year.) Through this “check-in,” the GFEC hopes program faculty and staff will assess the implementation of their new program and determine what mechanisms may be needed for sustained student success.
The internal process for the three-year check-in is:
- New programs will be contacted by the Graduate School three years after program implementation and asked to complete the Three-Year Check-In form.
- The completed questionnaire should be returned to the Graduate School Assistant Dean.
- The form will be reviewed by the Graduate Faculty Executive Committee at a regularly scheduled GFEC meeting.
- If the program is a service-based pricing program, the budget spreadsheet will also be reviewed by the Service-Based Pricing Program Committee.
- Should either committee have questions in regard to a program's materials, they will be contacted for further clarification.
Click Here for the GFEC Three-Year Check-In form.