FACULTY SENATE RESOLUTION 2005-2006:07

 

Graduate Faculty Status

 
 

 

 

 

 


WHEREAS graduate programs at Southeastern Louisiana University have evolved and expanded significantly in the past twenty years, and

 

WHEREAS Southeastern must meet SACS accreditation requirements for faculty credentials to teach graduate level classes, and

 

WHEREAS the University’s policies and procedures related to graduate faculty status have not been changed in the faculty handbook in about twenty years despite “unofficial” changes in policy made by the Graduate Council, and

 

WHEREAS an ad hoc committee was formed in March 2005 by the Provost to study the graduate policies and procedures, and

 

WHEREAS this committee was composed of thirteen members of the academic community including members of the Graduate Council, Deans and Department Heads, and

 

WHEREAS after much study this committee submitted its recommendations to the Provost,

 

BE IT THEREFORE RESOLVED THAT the Faculty Senate of Southeastern Louisiana University supports the recommended changes of the ad hoc committee.