Graduate Faculty Executive Committee (GFEC) - 2020/2021

Meeting Information

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the November meeting will be held online via Zoom. 

Join Zoom Meeting:
By Phone:  312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
Meeting ID: 984 1289 7506

November 13, 2020
1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

1.   (1:30 pm) Automatic consent approvals

a.  Minutes from October 9, 2020  OCT2020_Minutes


2.  (1:35 pm) Additions to Lumen Proposals: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion questions (Dean Karpus) DiversityEquityInclusionquestions782020
3.  (1:45 pm) Discontinuation of the Department of Comparative Literature and Folklore Studies (Dean Karpus) DiscDepartment_CompLit-FolkloreStudies.pdf


4.  (1:50 pm) Request to approve the Capstone Certificate of French Studies for Teachers effective Summer 2021 (Ritt Deitz) New_Capstone_FrenchStudies-Teachersv2.pdf

Program Review Responses

5. (2:00 pm) Electrical Engineering MS, PhD, Doctoral Minor (Lisa Martin) ECEResponsetoGFECRecommendations.pdf

6. (2:10 pm) Second Language Acquisition PhD, Doctoral Minor (Parmesh Ramanathan) SLAProgram_ResponseToGFEC.pdf

3-Year Check-Ins

7. (2:20 pm) Occupational Therapy OTD (Lisa Martin) ThreeYearNewProgramCheckInFormOTD-PP.pdf

8. (2:30 pm) Engineering ME Named Option "Manufacturing Systems Engineering" (Parmesh Ramanathan)  ThreeYearNewProgramCheckIn_ManufacturingSystems092420.pdf

9. (2:40 pm) Electrical Engineering MS Named Option "Machine Learning and Signal Processing" (Lisa Martin) MLSPGFECThreeYearNewProgramCheck.pdf

10. (2:50 pm) Mechanical Engineering MS Named Option "Automotive Engineering" (Parmesh Ramanathan) MEMSAutomotiveEngineeringGFECThreeYearNewProgramCheckInFormMid_rev3.pdf

11. (3:00 pm) Industrial Engineering MS Named Options "Systems Engineering and Analytics" and "Human Factors and Health Systems Engineering" (Lisa Martin) ISyE-GFEC-Three-Year-CheckIn.pdf

2020 – 2021 Meetings

  September 11, 2020  Agenda and Meeting Docs / Sep 2020 Minutes
  November 13, 2020  Agenda and Meeting Docs / Nov 2020 Minutes
  December 11, 2020  Agenda and Meeting Docs / Dec 2020 Minutes
  January 8, 2021  Agenda and Meeting Docs Jan 2021 Minutes
  February 12, 2021  Agenda and Meeting Docs / Feb 2021 Minutes
  March 12, 2021   Agenda and Meeting Docs / Mar 2021 Minutes
  April 9, 2021  Agenda and Meeting Docs / Apr 2021 Minutes
  May 14, 2021   Agenda and Meeting Docs / May 2021 Minutes

GFEC meetings typically take place on the second Friday of the month from 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. To be included on the GFEC agenda, all final item materials must be submitted two weeks before the meeting date.  Please contact Asst. Dean Jenna Alsteen at for questions.

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

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Created:2018-05-22 14:32 CSTUpdated:2020-11-12 11:57 CST
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