DGS Meeting - September 19, 2013

DGS Meeting
Thursday, September 19, 2013
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Shumaker Bldg. Rm139

  1. Admission Status Hold, Libby Leggett and Cheryl Schroader
    1. Graduate Admission Status Change procedure
    2. Graduate Non-Degree Hours Restriction procedure
    3. Release Service Indicators
  2. Discussion of International Students without TOEFL/IELTS or Provisional, Beth Boehm
  3. Dr. Leonard Cassuto Visit, Beth Boehm
    1. Cassuto Flyer
  4. Discussion of Mock Interviews, Need DGSes to attend November Meeting to Begin Development of Programs in Their Departments,  Beth Boehm
    1. Mock Interview Flyer
  5. 2013-2014 DGS Reading Group:  Career/Job Market, and Implications for DGSes,  Beth Boehm
    1. DGS Reading Group
  6. Orientation Up-date, Libby Leggett and Christian Gamm
    1. Feedback for Directors of Graduate Studies from SIGS 2013 Orientation Assessment
  7. Blackboard GTA Orientation Website, Christian Gamm
  8. Recruitment Survey, Libby Leggett
  9. Student Development, PLAN, GTA Academy, and Grant Writing Academy, Michelle Rodems
    1. PLAN web page
    2. GTA web page
    3. MentorCenter web page
    4. PLAN Overview Flyer
    5. GTA and GW Cohorts 2013-2014
  10. Dissertation Writing Retreat/Writing Center, Bronwyn Williams
    1. Writing Center DGS presentation
  11. Student Funding, Paul DeMarco
    1. Nomination deadline for University Fellowships – Monday, February 3, 2014
    2. Nomination deadline for Ethnic Minority Fellowships – Monday, March 4, 2014
    3. Nomination deadline for Dissertation Completion Awards – Tuesday, October 1, 2013
    4. Tuition Awards – funding for this fiscal year has been exhausted
  12. New Policy Regarding Maximum Time for Student Financial Support, Paul DeMarco
    1. Duration of Support
  13. Changes to Guidelines for Preparation of Theses and Dissertations and Electronic Thesis and Dissertation submission, Paul DeMarco and Courtney Kerr
    1. Guidelines for the Preparation and Processing of Theses and Dissertations
    2. Electronic Thesis or Dissertation Submission Form
  14. Variances, Paul DeMarco and Courtney Kerr
    1. Variance Form Example
    2. Variance Request Form
  15. December Honors and Awards, Jenny Madden
    1. List of Graduate Student Awards and Honors
    2. Nomination deadline for student honors for Summer and Fall graduates – Friday, October 11, 2013
      1. Graduate Honors Call for Nominations