Graduate Faculty Executive Committee (GFEC) - 2019/2020

Meeting Information

November 8, 2019
1:30 - 3:30 p.m. 
52 Bascom Hall


1.   (1:30 pm) Automatic consent approvals

a.  Minutes from October 4, 2019  October 2019 Minutes.pdf


2.  (1:35 pm) Request to approve new degree MS in Clinical and Health Informatics effective Fall 2020 (Jim Keck, Beth Burnside)  Clinical_Health_Informatics_MS.pdf

3.  (1:50 pm) Request to approve new Doctoral Minor in Energy Analysis and Policy effective Fall 2020 (Scott Williams, Paul Wilson)  Energy_Analysis_Policy_DocMinor.pdf

4.  (2:05 pm) Request to approve Notice of Intent to plan a new degree: PhD in Gender and Women's Studies (Aili Tripp)  NOI_GWS_PhD.pdf

5.  (2:20 pm) Request to approve the following changes to the Master of Arts-Business (MAB): Arts Administration effective Fall 2020 (Russ Coff, Ella Mae Matsumara)  NO_Arts-CreativeLeadership_MAB.pdf

a.  Rename degree: MAB in Business: Arts Administration to MAB in: Business: Arts and Creative Enterprise Leadership

b.  Substantial redirection of the degree with a >50% curricular change

6.  (2:35 pm) Request to suspend admissions and discontinue Doctoral Minor in Freshwater and Marine Sciences effective Fall 2020  Freshwater_MarineSciences_DocMinor.pdf

Discussion and Approval

7.  (2:45 pm)  Administrative restructuring of graduate programs with named options (Emily Reynolds)

Request to approve new named options effective Fall 2020 for degrees as listed below:

Name of Degree New Named Option

Biomedical Engineering MS Research

Business: Accounting M.Acc Accounting, Assurance, Advisory

Cartography and Geographical Info. Sys. MS Research

Civil and Environmental Engineering MS Research

Computer Sciences MS Computer Sciences

Curriculum and Instruction MS Research

Economics MS Economics

Educational Psychology MS Research

Engineering Mechanics MS Research

French Studies MFS Full-Time Academic

Human Ecology MS Human Ecology

Industrial Engineering MS Research

Manufacturing Systems Engineering MS Manufacturing Systems Engineering

Materials Science and Engineering MS Research

Mathematics MA Foundations for Research

Physics MS Research

Population Health MS Population Health

Population Health PhD Population Health

Social Work MSW Full-Time MSW

Statistics MS Statistics

Statistics PhD Statistics

Program Review

8.   (3:00 pm) Creative Writing MFA (Leslie Smith III)  CompletionofAcademicProgramReview-MFACreativeWriting2019.pdf

9.   (3:15 pm) Electrical Engineering MS, PhD, Doctoral minor (Shannon Stahl)  EEGradProgramReview.pdf


2019 – 2020 Meetings

  September 13, 2019  Agenda and Meeting Docs / Sept 2019 Minutes
  November 8, 2019 Agenda / Minutes
  December 13, 2019  Agenda / Minutes
  January 10, 2020 Agenda / Minutes
  February 14, 2020 Agenda / Minutes
  March 13, 2020   Agenda / Minutes
  April 10, 2020 Agenda / Minutes
  May 8, 2020   Agenda / Minutes

GFEC meetings typically take place from 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. in Bascom Hall Room 52. 

Instructions and deadlines for submitting materials, and previous years’ meeting schedule, agendas and minutes are available in the Graduate School KnowledgeBase (KB).

See Also:

Keywords:gfec, governance, graduate faculty executive committee, graduate school   Doc ID:82400
Owner:Emily R.Group:Graduate School
Created:2018-05-22 14:32 CSTUpdated:2019-11-01 11:16 CST
Sites:Graduate School
Feedback:  0   0