RESOLVED: That theUniversity Senate of Humboldt State University recommends to the President that the attached Recommendations for Graduate Program Culminating Experience Requirements (December 5, 2011) be adopted as policy.
RATIONALE: From the "Background" section of the recommendation: "Title 5 specifies “satisfactory completion of a thesis, project, or comprehensive examination” as one of the requirements for all Master’s degrees. For some time, the Graduate Council of Humboldt State University has been concerned about inconsistencies in both the requirements for and the quality of such culminating experiences."
University Senate: Passed Unanimously, March 27, 2012
President Richmond: Approved, April 23, 2012