Graduate Directors’ Meetings

Memorial Hall

WINTER 2016 AGENDA

November 4, 2016
Trabant University Center • Conference Area C
8:00 – 10:00 am

 

      TIME      
EVENT
8:00-8:30BREAKFAST
8:30-8:45Graduate College Planning Process
8:45-8:55Provost’s Initiative for Excellence and Innovation in ELearning – CFP2
8:55-9:25Katie Lakofsky, Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program Development

9:25-9:35McNair Visiting Scholars pilot project - Year 2

9:35-9:50Carol Henderson, UD’s Diversity Action Plan – and expectations for graduate recruitment and mentoring plans
9:50-10:00Homeland Security update/OISS/1-20

UPCOMING EVENTS:

  • UD-CIRTL Network Open House: November 11, 4:30 p.m., Faculty Commons
  • University Graduate Scholars Meet-and-Greet: November 11, 5-7 p.m.
  • Reception for Fall 2016 PhD and EdD Degree Recipients: December 16, 4-6 p.m., Trabant (Diplomas will be given to candidates at this event.)

 

FALL 2016 AGENDA

September 30, 2016
Trabant University Center • Conference Area C
8:00 – 10:00 am

 

      TIME      
EVENT
8:00-8:30BREAKFAST
Hot breakfast available
8:30-9:25PLANNING FOR RECRUITMENT

• Elizabeth Salisbury, CRM capacity and data bases (National Name Exchange, McNair, and GEM)
• Michael Vaughan, Bridges to the Doctorate (Spring 17 admit option) and GEM Grad Lab
• Keeley Powell, URM recruitment best practices
• Gretchen Bauer, Graduate Scholars programming, nomination CFP and deadline

9:25-9:35OPPORTUNITIES FOR MATRICULATED STUDENTS

• Ann Ardis, “Fourth Friday” professional development programming – ideas for programming and opportunities to partner with OGPE and other units

• Mary Martin, Competitive Fellowships and Dissertation Fellowships – nomination CFP and deadlines and new 2016- 2017 professional development awards for doctoral students

9:35-10:00INITIATIVES AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

• Scott Stevens and Nigel Caplan, ELI, Graduate Writing courses

• Buzz Swanik and Mary Martin, Increasing grad TOEFL score minimum to “match” undergrad admissions requirement

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

  • Michael Alexo and Gretchen Bauer, International enrollment task force
  • Michael Alexo, Graduate Housing application process and priority accommodation, 2017-18

OGPE Calendar

A completed listing of Office of Graduate and Professional Education Events and Deadlines.

 

 

SPRING 2016 AGENDA

April 29, 2016
8:00 – 10:30 am

 

      TIME      
EVENT
8:30-9:00NSF’s 2015 Survey of Earned Doctorates
PRESENTED BY: Mark K. Fiegener, Ph.D., Project Officer, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics

9:00-9:20Individual Development Plan
PRESENTED BY: Ann Ardis


9:20-9:40UD’s new CIRTL Network membership
PRESENTED BY: Cheryl Richardson

9:40-10:10Online graduate program development
PRESENTED BY: Jim Broomall
Brock Hansen
Cherie Mazer
Jim Richards


 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

  • SLATE update
  • Council of Graduate Schools’ program-level information – by May 15
  • Graduate students travelling internationally will be required to register with ISOS and purchase HTH worldwide insurance
  • Interested in participating in a workshop about successful recruitment practices for inclusive excellence with Kim Saunders, Executive Director of UD’s TRIO Programs? Let us know by May 13 – gradoffice@udel.edu
  • Jesse Stommel, “Graduate Training in 21st Century Pedagogy,” May 6, 1-2:30 p.m., Pearson Hall Auditorium
    No Fall ‘16 PhD hooding ceremony – please give your students a heads up

Presentation Video

If you would like to view a recorded presentation of the May 15, 2016 Graduate Directors’ Meeting Meeting select a button below. Hosted by UD Capture.

 

 

 

FALL 2015 AGENDA

October 27, 2015
Trabant University Center • Conference Area A and B
8:00 – 10:30 am

 

      TIME      
EVENT
8:00-8:30Light Breakfast
8:30-8:40Welcome
8:40-9:00SLATE – Update on Implementation

PRESENTED BY: Elizabeth M. Salisbury (Hagovsky), M.A.
Graduate Services
9:00-9:20Diversity Recruitment and Retention Resources

PRESENTED BY: Keeley Powell, EdD
Director, Recruitment and Diversity
9:20-9:40UD’s Partnership with Wiley on On-line Graduate Program Development

PRESENTED BY: James G. Richards, PhD
Professor, Biomechanics and Online Faculty Liaison to Wiley and Becky Rice, Wiley Partnership Director
9:40-10:00UD’s In-House Resources for On-line Course and Graduate Program Development

PRESENTED BY: Soma Chakrabarti, Paul Hyde and Paul Rickards
10:00-10:20Graduate Program Data – Tools Already Available, Resources in Development

PRESENTED BY: John E. Sawyer, Ph.D. | Associate Provost, Institutional Research and Effectiveness
Professor of Business Administration
10:20-10:30Other updates
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