Faculty Senate Resolution on Graduate Student Stipends
Introduced October 18, 2000
WHEREAS the University of South Alabama has not increased the amount of Graduate Student Stipends in over ten years
WHEREAS the recruitment and retention of talented, capable Graduate Students is often dependent upon the Universitys ability to provide stipends
WHEREAS the Universitys ability to compete with other institutions for quality students is dependent upon the amount of stipends
BE IT RESOLVED that the University of South Alabama Faculty Senate requests that the stipend amounts allotted for Graduate Students be increased such that academically strong, competent and viable Graduate Students can be recruited and retained by the institution. Furthermore, the amount of stipends should be reviewed on an annual basis such that the University remains competitive in attracting quality students.
Resolution passed. (Unanimously): November 15, 2000