Graduate Program Review Committee

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Committee Membership

Seven-member Committee: one librarian, one faculty member elected by each of the five colleges/schools with graduate degrees, and one faculty member selected from among its members by the MFA.

Members

7 faculty representatives

Karl Ericson, Reference Department, McNichols Campus Library (term expires 3/2017)

Tadd Heidgerken, School of Architecture (term expires 3/2017)

Mostafa Mehrabi, Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering & Science (term expires 3/2017)

Tom Mawhinney, Business Administration, College of Business Administration (term expires 3/2018)

Rosanne Bursdon, Nursing, McAuley School of Nursing, College of Health Professions (term expires 3/2018)

Carol Wesifeld, Psychology, College of Liberal Arts & Education (term expires 3/2018)

Greg Bozimowski, Nursing, McAuley School of Nursing, College of Health Professions (term expires 3/2018) (MFA)
  

2015-2016 Charge

  • Review all graduate academic programs on a regular five to seven year cycle; review accredited programs to coincide with the external accreditation cycle scheduled. (Note: cycles may be modified based on out-of-cycle review process set forth in Shared Governance Task Force proposal.)
  • Establish procedures for keeping records of approved resolutions, determinations, advice, membership records and other actions.
  • Establish procedures for consultation with relevant administrators to insure mutual sharing of relevant information, data, and concerns.
  • Keep the university community informed of committee activities by providing summary minutes of meetings and reports.  The secretary of the committee is responsible for sending these documents to sharedgovernance@udmercy.edu for posting on shared governance website.
  • Draft operational policies and procedures:
    • define the Committee's organizational structure (officers/leadership e.g., chairperson, secretary, and/or other positions) and the responsibilities of each position;
    • frequency of meetings;
    • timeline for preparation and approval of meeting minutes.
  • Provide the Shared Governance Task Force with draft operational policies and procedures by December 1, 2015.

Initial Organizational Structure and Tasks

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