Undergraduate Studies Committee                                         Minutes 3/10/05

 

Attending Voting Members: J. Abbasian (CHE), C. Hall (BME), P. Johnson (BCPS), J. Kallend (MMAE), J. LoCicero (ECE), K. McKee (MT), J. O'Leary (CAE), M. Poros (SOC), M. Power (HUM), G. Pullliam (HUM), G. Saletta (ECE), S. Sennott (ARCH), E. Stueben (AM), A. Towler (PSYC), J. Twombly (IBIS), C. Wark (MMAE, for Raman).

 

Attending Ex-Officio Members: R. Dronamraju (Student Gov. Assoc.), G. Welter (Ed. Serv. for C. Orze.).

 

Attending Guests: T. Carroll (Registrar), C. Stewart (Library).

 

The meeting is chaired by Dean D. Ucci.

The minutes are recorded by Dean J. Snapper.

Convene 12:45 PM. Adjourn 1:45 PM.

 

The Chair notes that the UGSC has a quorum for business.

 

The minutes of the meetings of 2/24/05 are approved.

 

The UGSC considers the motion of 1/27/05 that the three categories of graduation with honors be defined as graduation with a minimum GPA of:

summa cum laude 3.90; magna cum laude 3.80; cum laude 3.50.

The motion passes (12-2)

 

The UGSC considers the motion of 2/10/05 that if the revisions to the definition of graduation with honors are approved in the present semester, then the change in definition will be implemented January 2006.

The motion fails (5-10).

It is moved and seconded that if the revisions to the definition of graduation with honors are approved in the present semester, then the change in definition will be implemented January 2007.

The motion passes (14-1).

 

It is moved and seconded that IIT offer a three course certificate in ĺ─˙Training the Technical Trainer,ĺ─¨ to be offered by the Program in Manufacturing Technology and Management.

The motion passes (15-0).

 

The UGSC considers a proposal to redefine the voting representation to the UGSC.

 

The next meeting of the UGSC will be April 14.

 

Prof. Snapper

Acting Secretary to the USC.