THE UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

Kingston, Rhode Island

 

Agenda

General Faculty - Graduate Faculty Meeting

December 15, 2011

 

1.      Call to order at 3:00 p.m. in the Cherry Auditorium, Chester Kirk Building.

 

2.      Moment of silent remembrance:

 

         Earl Patrick, Professor Emeritus of Natural Resources Science and Associate Dean of the College of Resource Development

 

3.       Disposition of Minutes of General Faculty - Graduate Faculty Meeting of September 22, 2011 (see attached).

 

4.      Approval of degree certification for December 2011:

 

         a.  Provost DeHayes: Undergraduate degrees;

 

         b.  Dean Zawia: Graduate degrees.

 

5.      Adjournment immediately followed by Faculty Senate Meeting.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

Kingston, Rhode Island

 

Minutes

General Faculty - Graduate Faculty Meeting

September 22, 2011

 

1.     The meeting was called to order by President Dooley at 3:08 p.m. in the Cherry Auditorium, Chester Kirk Building.

 

President Dooley welcomed everyone back for the beginning of the academic year.

 

            2.   President Dooley asked the faculty to stand and observe a moment of silence in memory of the following faculty members who had passed away since the last meeting of the General Faculty-Graduate Faculty:

 

Edward Carney, Professor Emeritus, Department of Computer Science and Statistics

 

Barbara Tate, Dean and Professor Emerita, College of Nursing 

 

3.   The Minutes of General Faculty - Graduate Faculty Meeting of April 21, 2011 were approved as distributed.

 

4.   Provost DeHayes moved to recommend to the Board of Governors for Higher Education approval of the candidates for the award of undergraduate degrees whose names appeared on the September 20, 2011 list of graduates subject to certification by the Colleges and the Director of Enrollment Services.  The motion passed.

 

      Dean Zawia moved to recommend to the Board of Governors for Higher Education approval of the candidates for the award of graduate degrees whose names are certified by the Graduate School for August 2011.  The motion passed.

 

5.   The meeting was adjourned at 3:11 p.m. and was followed by a meeting of the Faculty Senate.

                                          Respectfully submitted,

                                          Sheila Black Grubman for

                                          Nancy Eaton,

                                          Secretary