MINUTES OF THE COUNCIL ON GRADUATE STUDIES September 21, 1999
The Council on Graduate Studies met at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 21, 1999, in the Arcola/Tuscola Room of the MLK Union.
Members present: Dr. Augustine, Dr. Costa, Dr. Emmett, Dr. Key, Dr. Lenihan, Dr. Liu, Dr. Raybin, Dr. Reven, Dr. Simpson, Dr. Wayland, and Ms. Heidel.
Members absent: None.
Staff present: Ms. Herrington-Perry, Academic Affairs; Ms. Quick, Graduate School.
Guests present: Dr. Bruehler and Dr. Karbassioon
Dr. Lenihan requested the order be changed to accommodate the guests.
The Minutes of September 7, 1999, were approved as published.
II. 99-8 ECN 4850 Economic Analysis of Law
Dr. Karbassioon, Chair of the Economics Department, introduced Dr. Bruehler. Dr. Bruehler discussed this course proposal and answered the questions of the Council members. The motion to approve the course proposal passed unanimously.
This action approves the following to become effective the Spring of 2000.
ECN 4850, Economic Analysis of Law. (3-0-3) (S) ECN ANALYSIS LAW. Economic analysis of the major areas of law: property, contracts, torts, criminal law. Emphasis on study of economic forces in the evolution of the rule of law and application of economic reasoning techniques to the critique of legal institutions. Examination of conflicts between economic efficiency and other social goals such as fairness, democracy, and justice. Prerequisite: ECN 2802.
IV. Committee Reports:
V. 99-9 Policy on admission of applicants from non-traditional distance-learning universities
Dr. Raybin moved and Dr. Wayland seconded the motion to put this item on the agenda.
99-10 Revision of Internal Governing Policy No. 71 (Student Employment)
Dr. Raybin moved and Dr. Wayland seconded the motion to put this item on the agenda. (See the policy at: http://www.eiu.edu/~presiden/IGP/policy71.html.)
VI. Executive Director's Report
VII. Additional Discussion Items
Graduate Dean and Associate Graduate Dean=s positions have been advertised.
VIII. 98-43 Thesis Guidelines Revision.
This item is postponed until a revision is presented.
Dr. Costa moved and Dr. Wayland seconded a motion to adjourn. The meeting adjourned at 3:20 p.m.
ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE NEXT MEETING
Tuesday, October 5, 1999, 2:00 p.m.
Martinsville Room, MLK Union