Note: Only the Resolved Statements are reprinted below along with the outcome of balloting by show-of-hands. Resolutions that were passed will be forwarded to member programs for final balloting and decision.
- 98-1: That the Council develop and disseminate a set of educational materials describing all academic and career options and that these materials be used for recruitment and for advisement of students along the educational continuum. (No discussion)
Yes 78; No 5; Abstain 2 Motion carries.
That the Council endorse the concept that undergraduate education in CSD be characterized as a broad-based, scientific curriculum that may include information concerning disorders of speech, language, and hearing. (No discussion)
Yes 73; No 24; Abstain 1 Motion carries.
- 98-3: That the Council request that ETS investigate the feasibility of developing an Advanced Graduate Record Examination in Speech, Language, and Hearing Science. (Discussion pro and con)
Yes 4; No 92; Abstain 2 Motion defeated.
- 98-4: That the Council establish a closed listserv dedicated to sharing ideas, information, and concerns regarding the measurement of educational outcomes (No discussion)
Yes 79; No 6; Abstain 13 Motion carries.
That the council recommend that graduate programs allow applicants until April 15 to make final decisions regarding acceptance of offers of admission and financial aid for the following summer or fall semester. (Discussion pro and con)
Yes 58; No 34; Abstain 8 Motion carries.
That the Council encourage member programs and Related Professional Organizations to develop additional recruitment plans targeting high school and undergraduate students who are members of underrepresented groups. (No Discussion)
Yes 85; No 0; Abstain 11 Motion carries.
That the Council encourage doctoral programs in CSD to develop internships collaboratively with a wide variety of universities/colleges that employ faculty in CSD. (Discussion of pros and cons)
Yes 42; No 26; Abstain 30 Motion carries.
That the Council facilitate collaborative opportunities between and among doctoral, masterís, and baccalaureate programs that will assist in preparing the professoriate for understanding the variety of environments and academic cultures in which graduates will function. (Discussion of pros and cons)
Yes 20; No 43; Abstain 27 Motion defeated
- 98-9: That the Council encourage doctoral programs to adopt baccalaureate-to-doctoral models of education. (Discussion of pros and cons)
Proposed Amendment: Reivse to read, " That the Council recommend that doctoral programs in CSD adopt models in addition to the currently predominant three-degree sequence."
Yes 70; No 9; Abstain 11 Motion to amend carries
Vote on motion as amended:
Yes 64; No 12; Abstain 12 Motion, as amended, carries
- 98-10: That the Council determine factors that lead students to 1) pursue doctoral studies, 2) discontinue doctoral studies, or 3) choose non-academic career paths upon completion of the doctoral degree (No discussion)
Yes 87; No 2; Abstain 4 Motion carries
That the Council (1) accept the generous annual student "Singular Scholarship" gift of $5,000 from Singular Publishing, Inc., (2) establish a scholarship committee to review submitted applications, and (3) appropriately publicize this new endeavor. (Discussion ensued regarding amendment). There was a friendly amendment to SRIKE "and" before (3), and to add "and (4) the Council expresses its thanks and appreciation for this generous gift." The friendly amendment was accepted by the mover and seconder.
Yes 93: No 0; Abstain 0 Motion carries unanimously