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Proposal Summary: NU-09-05

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TitleJoint Program for the Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing
Submitting DeanN. M. Wineman
Submitting CollegeNursing -- Susan Bradford
Departments Generating the ProposalNursing
Objection DeadlineApril 16, 2009
Proposal StatusFinal Approval Granted
Proposal Last UpdatedJune 01, 2009 by PR Rex Ramsier
Effective DateFall 2009
Brief Summary of ProposalA revision of the current Joint Program for the Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing (JPDN) is presented. The program was reviewed by the Joint PhD in Nursing Curriculum between The University of Akron and Kent State University. The proposed changes were developed based on the analysis and after review of other Doctoral programs in nursing initiatives and policies instituted to support student success. The committee after careful review proposed the following changes: 1. Introduction of a new three (3) credit course entitled: a. 8200:824 Foundations of Scholarly Inquiry in Nursing b. This course replaces one three credit hour cognate 2. Implement a written Preliminary examination after completion of first year of Full-time coursework (24 credits)
Type of ProposalProgram changes
Graduate School Endorsement StatusApproved
Graduate School Endorsement UpdatedMarch 23, 2009 by GS Heather Blake
Institutional Research StatusApproved
IR Status UpdatedMarch 27, 2009 by IR Anu Mahapatra
Library StatusApproved
Library Status UpdatedMarch 10, 2009 by Bonnie Chonacki
Distance Learning Review Committee StatusNot required
DLRC Status Updated
General Education Advisory Committee StatusNot required
GEAC Status UpdatedMarch 17, 2009 by Karen Greene
Resource RequirementsNo additional resources
Resource Requirements UpdatedMarch 09, 2009 by NU dean's ofc Kathleen Ross-Alaolmolki
Resource commentNo new resources will be required as we have the faculty who can teach the proposed new course.

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