Graduate Council Minutes
For meeting held Monday, October 19, 2020

PRESENT: Dan Gil, John Harvey, Steve Mann, Lindsay Ma, Erin Atwood, Mary Twis, Linda Hughes, Giridhar Akkaraju, Patricia Walters, Catherine Coleman, Taryn Allen, Ann Gipson, Emily Lund, Marlo Jeffries, Peter Worthing, Julie O’Neil, Jan Lacina, Debbie Rhea, Francyne Huckaby, Tim Barth, Mary Kincannon, Johnny Nhan, Floyd Wormley

ABSENT: Darren Middleton, David Allen, Will Gibbons, Courtney Kimmel,

GUESTS: Ali McCullough, Joanna Schmidt, Charles Wilson (attended as GSS representative for Courtney Kimmel)

The meeting was called to order at 3:00 p.m. with Dr. Floyd Wormley presiding.

CONSENT AGENDA – All items were approved.

I. AddRan College of Liberal Arts


Proposal for Change in Existing Course(s):

CRJU 61393 – Change in description


REGULAR AGENDA – All items were approved. See note under dropped programs

I. Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences

Change in Program(s):

NCNLCERT – Drop Program Clinical Nurse Leader Certificate
SACS Justification – NCNLCERT
NCNL-MSN – Drop Program Clinical Nurse Leader MSN
SACS Justification – NCNL-MSN
NUAL-MSN & NCNP-MSN – Drop Programs Nursing Administration and Leadership MSN & Clinical Nurse Specialist Pediatric MSN
SACS Justification – NUAL-MSN SACS Justification – NCNP-MSN
Drop Program NONCCONC – Oncology Nursing Concentration SACS Justification
Drop Program NURS-MSN – Nursing MSN SACS Justification
Drop Program NCNA-MSN – Clinical Nurse Specialist Adult MSN SACS Justification
Drop Program NUED – Nursing Education (not a valid program) SACS Justification
Drop Program NCLNCERT – Clinical Nurse Specialist Adult Certification (Typo and not valid program) SACS Justification

*Note: Dropped programs that currently have students will advise Graduate Council when all students have completed the degree and the Registrar will remove the program at that time.

II. Graduate Studies

Graduate Programs – Drop Program Process

Meeting was adjourned at 3:25