Category Archives: Committee Reports

Announcements, reports, and information from the Graduate Studies Committee (GSC), Undergraduate Education Committee (UEC), and other departmental committees representatives.

UEC REPORT (5/21/11)

The UEC has held their final meeting for the 2010-2011 academic year, after the undergraduate faculty retreat (4/22). The UEC has focused their attention this year on proposing changes to the undergraduate major program and 300-level courses, for the purposes … Continue reading

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Chair Search Meeting Notes

Here are some notes and details from the meeting with the Chair Search Committee last week in the English Grad Lounge: –the College of Arts and Sciences is currently conducting a search for Chair of the Department of English; Gary … Continue reading

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GSO OFFICERS & REPRESENTATIVES UPDATE

New Undergraduate Education Committee Rep: Rachel Graf (Pre-Exams) Because the candidate ran unopposed, they have been installed in their respective offices without an election as per Article V, Section 4 of our constitution.  As per the same item, their instillation … Continue reading

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Survey for 200-level TAs

Hi all –I am one of the graduate reps on the Undergraduate Education Committee (UEC) this year, and one of the items on our agenda is to develop more extensive (and useful) resources for 200-level teachers.  One of the first … Continue reading

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UEC Report (4/14)

The UEC has focused on a variety of issues related to the Undergraduate Program so far this year, but has primarily focused on immediate curricular and policy concerns, such as curriculum revisions at the 300 level, as well as revision … Continue reading

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Notes from TA Meeting with Gillian Harkins (2/19)

Friday, February 19, 2010: Director of Undergraduate Programs Gillian Harkins met with a group of teaching assistants to discuss a variety of issues related to graduate student teachers in the English Department.  We covered the following topics: English 200, 242, … Continue reading

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GSO Update

We hope everyone is off to a good start this Winter Quarter! This is to let you know that we’re continuing to spruce up, refurbish, and renovate the GSO. The coming quarter will hopefully see some new events, added changes, … Continue reading

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1/11/10 GSC Report

Graduate Program Guide The Graduate Studies Committee has spent most of the fall working on a new Graduate Program Guide. This guide will be available online and will lay out detailed department policies for all aspects of the graduate program. … Continue reading

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