UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK
Graduate Council
Minutes of meeting on January 23, 2002
 
Members Present: Dancy, Edison, Fletcher, Garnett, James-Barnes, Leslie, McAlpine, Minsker, Plopper, Recken, Al-Shukri, Sikes, Sims, Spillers & Wayne

Members Absent: Edwards, 3rd representative from CBA; Lindsay, Strom, COE; Bevernitz, CPS; Darsey, CSAM; Clowney, GSA
Ex-Officio: Hanson, Sheen, Smith, Grad Sch
Others Present: M. Robinson, CARE; Golden, Crim Just.
 

1. Approval of minutes, December 12, 2000:  approved

2. Old Business: none

3; New Business:
a. Report of Curriculum Sub-Committee:
  COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
  CARE: Addition to Program Admission Requirements Approved

  COLLEGE OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES
  CRJU: 8100, 8200, 8400, 8500, 8600 Thesis (Jeff Walker/Jim Golden) (delete) Approved

  SOWK 8218  Loss, Grief, and Social Work Practice (new) Lu Santa Cruz
   8307 Theories of Marriage and Family Therapy (new) Lu Santa Cruz
   8308 Ethical Issues in Couple and Family Therapy (new) Lu Santa Cruz
   8309 Intergenerational Family Therapy (new) Lu Santa Cruz
  (tabled in committee for further information)

  CYBER COLLEGE
  ASCI 4355/5355  Elastic Wave Theory (new) Haydar Al-Shukri

  SYEN: 4329/5329  Robust and Optimal Control (new) Seddik Djouadi
   4330/5330  Computer Architecture I (new) Jung Kim
   4366/5366  Advanced Digital Systems (new) Jung H. Kim
  All were approved as requested
 
 b. Report of Personnel Sub-Committee:
  FULL STATUS:
  Brenton, Angela l., Prof & Dean, College of Professional Studies.
  Bruhn, Russel E., Assoc Prof & Chair, Dept of Information Science.
  Clifton, Thomas G., Asst Prof, ART
  Roussin, Wendy, Asst Prof, ART)

  ADJUNCT STATUS:
  Gilbert, Kathleen M., Assoc Prof, Dept of Microbiology & Immunology, UAMS, to serve on committees and supervise graduate research, 1/02 to 12/31/04.

  SPECIAL STATUS:
  Smith, Gary S., Dir. Div of Exceptional Children, LRSD, to serve on dissertation committee for Jennifer Hennessey, 1/02 to 1/04
  Nannen, LeAnn, Vision Specialist, NLRSD to serve on comprehensive exam committees, 2/1/02 to 6/1/03 (renewal)
  All requests were approved, except for Thomas Clifton whose application was tabled for updated information.

 c. Report of Program Review Committee: Committee met today.  There will be a program for consideration at the next meeting – Gerontology.

4. Other Business:
 

5. Dean’s Report: 1) “Racing Form” will be no longer (as of fall 2002).  All will be web-based information.  2) New Catalogs are out and being sent to deans, coordinators, departments and faculty.  3) Enrollment is approximately 1700 now.  UALR is up about 4% to 11,000 already.  4) Conference of Southern Graduate Schools is meeting in Baton Rouge in February,  if anyone is interested see the Dean for further information.  5) The Graduate Academic Code (GAC) will go to the Senate on February 1, 2002

Meeting adjourned at 3:37 p.m.
Next meeting is scheduled for February 13, 2002.