Date Action Item Approved Comments
4/5/2017 Election survey for HSAC Student Representative for two-year term beginning May 1, 2017.
Yes
Ian Hahus elected as student representative.
3/23/2017 Petition request for K. Chardi to substitute CGN6905 Advanced Water Resources Engineering for the Surface Hydrology requirement.
Pending
1/11/2017 Petition request K. Verge to substitute SWS6932 Landscape Hydrology for the Surface Hydrology requirement.
Yes
6 votes to approve petition: Screaton, Mossa, Ogram, Kiker, Gao, Ries. 0 votes to not approve petition.
12/6/2016 Vote on change to By-Laws to include all interested faculty as eligible for affiliation.
Yes
Results: 12 Approve votes, 1 Disapprove vote
8/22/2016 Election Survey for Chair-Elect for the 2016-2017 academic year term.
Yes
Results: Unanimous vote for Joann Mossa.
8/10/2016 Election Survey for Rotation B (Hydrologic Policy and Management and Hydrologic Biology) faculty committee representatives sent. Responses due 8/16/16.
Yes
Results: Hydrologic Biology: Andrew Ogram and Hydrologic Policy & Management: Robert Ries.
8/26/2015 Petition request from Sanjay Shukla to substitute ABE6252/GLY6826 for the Subsurface Hydrology topic area for K. M. Wallace.
Yes
unanimously approved 8/26/15
7/7/2015 Election Survey for Chair Elect - Liz Screaton, nominee.
Yes
All votes affirmative.
5/14/2015 Election Survey for faculty committee representatives for Rotation A Surface Hydrology and Analysis and Techniques (2015-2018).
Pending
Greg Kiker, Analysis and Techniques, and Joann Mossa, Surface Hydrology, were elected for the Rotation A (2015-2018) term.
5/6/2014 Survey sent to HSAC_Faculty listserv for vote on election of faculty committee members for the 2014-2017 Rotation C representatives (Subsurface Hydrology and Hydrologic Chemistry).
Yes
Liz Screaton and Bin Gao elected for Rotation C Term 2014-2017.
3/10/2014 Qualtrics survey vote on adoption of recommended changes to the by-laws sent to all active HSAC affiliated faculty.
Yes
31 of 53 currently active voting faculty approved the adoption of the recommended changes to the by-laws.
8/14/2013 Petition request from G. Weinkam to substitute ABE6254 Simulation of Agricultural Watersheds for Topic 2 and CPO 6796 Water Politics for Topic 6.
Yes
Application was approved by simple majority vote 8/22/13: 5 Yes, 1 No, 2 no vote. Application will be forwarded to HSAC Faculty Committee chair for consideration.
7/17/2013 Dr. Samira H. Daroub's application as affiliated faculty was routed to HSAC faculty committee for consideration.
Yes
Application was unanimously approved 7/18/13. Welcome letter sent, added to HSAC_Faculty listserv.
6/3/2013 Petition request from J. Maleski to substitute ENV4501/6932 Adv. Environmental Hydrology for the topic 2 requirement.
Pending
4/30/2013 Minutes from 4/30/13 sent for approval.
Yes
Minutes approved as written by Martinez, Henson, Boyer and Jawitz on 4/30/13.
4/18/2013 Petition request from P. Palomino to substitute ENV4501/6932 Adv. Environmental Hydrology for the topic 2 requirement.
Yes
Unanimously approved 4/18/13. Student notified 4/18/13.
10/8/2012 Petition submitted by J. Alldridge to substitute ABE6254 for a Topic 2 requirement and EES6932R for a Topic 6 requirement.
Yes
Approved by Majority (6 out of 8). 2 did not respond.
8/24/2012 Petition submitted by N. Holt to allow Surface Hydrology course taken as undergraduate to count towards Topic 2 requirement
Yes
Unanimously approved by committee
6/28/2012 Survey sent to HSAC_Faculty listserv for vote on HSFC election for Rotation A Term 2012-2015 in Surface Hydrology and Analysis and Techniques. There are currently 56 active members of the HSAC Affiliated Faculty.
Yes
Chris Martinez and Lou Motz elected for Rotation A Term 2012-2015
5/2/2012 New student application from Joseph Delesantro
Yes
Approved by HSFC Chair 5/16/12
4/11/2012 New student application from Jeffrey Suen
Yes
Approved by HSFC Chair 4/27/12
3/28/2012 New student application from Jerome Maleski
Yes
Approved by HSFC Chair 3/28/12
3/15/2012 New student application from Jacob Diamond
Yes
Approved by HSFC Chair 3/28/12
3/9/2012 New student application from Joseph Beneche
Yes
Approved by HSFC Chair 3/28/12
3/9/2012 New student application from Tanh Nguyen
Yes
Approved by HSFC Chair 3/28/12
2/28/2012 New student application from Di Tian
Yes
Approved by HSFC Chair 3/28/12
1/24/2012 New student application from Wesley Henson
Yes
Approved by HSFC Chair 2/22/12
12/2/2011 New student application from William Schmahl
Yes
Approved by HSFC Chair 2/22/12
11/10/2011 New student application from Carolyn Cox
Yes
Approved by HSFC Chair 12/19/11
11/9/2011 New student application from Chukwumaobi Okereke
Yes
Approved by HSFC Chair 5/16/12
10/5/2011 New Student Application from Rajendra Sishodia
Yes
Approved by HSFC Chair 12/19/11
9/30/2011 New student application from Florian Fiebig
Yes
Approved by HSFC 10/10/11
9/30/2011 New student application from Stephen Belser
Yes
Approved by HSFC 10/10/11
9/26/2011 New student application from Thomas Brauer
Yes
Approved by faculty committee 9/26/11
9/9/2011 New student application from Richard Carder
Yes
Approved by faculty committee 9/26/11
9/6/2011 New student application from Bingyong Liu
Yes
Approved by faculty committee 9/26/11.
7/11/2011 New Student HSAC representative for Term 2011-2012 vote: Marie Kurz was nominated.
Yes
per email from Anna Cathey 7/11/11.
7/1/2011 Survey sent to HSAC_Faculty listserv for vote on HSFC election for Rotation C Term 2011-2014 in Hydrologic Chemistry. There are currently 54 active members of the HSAC Affiliated Faculty.
Yes
New committee members were nominated and elected.
6/30/2011 New student application from Yuan Tian
Yes
Approved by HSFC Chair 12/19/11
6/24/2011 New Faculty Application - George Hochmuth
Yes
6/13/2011 New Student Application - Rachel Donahue
Yes
6/14/11 - approved by majority vote
6/13/2011 New Student Application - Brandon Wood
Yes
6/14/11 - approved by majority vote
6/13/2011 New Faculty Application - John Thomas
Yes
6/14/11 - aproved by majority vote
6/13/2011 Petition to waive Topic 2 requirement by Stephen Hanks. Petition denied at this time. It was recommended that Mr. Hanks provide a more focused course syllabus for substitution that learning outcomes, identifies the instructor of record and provides means for measuring whether the concepts have been mastered.
No
6/14/111 - Petition denied
9/9/2010 New Student Application - Rachel Douglass
Yes
9/27/10 - Unanimously approved.
8/26/2010 New Student Application - Yogesh Khare
Yes
9/27/10 - Unanimously approved.
8/23/2010 New Faculty Application - Martha Monroe
Yes
9/27/10 - Unanimously approved.
8/20/2010 Consideration of SWS 5246 - Water Resource, SWS 5248 - Wetlands and Water Quality and SWS 6448 - Biogeochemistry of Wetlands as course substitutions for Topics 1 & 2 for EDGE distance student Loren T. Moore
Yes
Approved substitution of SWS 5248 Wetlands and Water Quality as Topic 2 Course provided that the other two courses are not from Topic 4. Student application has not been submitted as of 9/9/10.
3/19/2010 Vote for Term 2010-2012 (Rotation B) Faculty Committee Members: Matt Cohen for Hydrologic Biology and Ray Huffaker for Hydrologic Policy and Management
Yes
Both were unanimously approved by all submitted votes.
3/17/2010 New Faculty Application - Ray Huffaker
Yes
Unanimously approved with one abstain
2/11/2010 Request to approve GLY5247 Surface and Ground Water Interactions course for Topic Areas 1 and 2
Yes
Unanimously approved per email from Rafa Munoz-Carpena 2/22/10.
11/19/2009 Approval of 5 new students: Bhomia, Holley, Perez Falcon, Rooney, Wu
Yes
Unanimously approved. Database updated, letters sent to students and advisors 11/25/09. Added them to HSAC student list serv.
8/19/2009 Course substitutions for Robert Rooney: ENV5520 Fluid Flow in Environmental Systems for CWR5125 Groundwater 1; ENV6932 Ecol. And Biol. Syst. for EES5305 Ecology and General Systems or EES5315 Ecology and the Environment; ENV6932 Global Environmental Policy for ENV5075 Environmental Policy.
Yes
Unanimously approved
8/19/2009 Request approval of new Topic 1 course: ENV6932 Storm-Water Control Systems. Dr. Sansalone.
Yes
Unanimously approved. Added to course list 8/31/09 in Topic 2
6/18/2009 Petition for the substitution of classes for the HSAC for Gareth Lagerwall. URP 6270 for Topic 5 course (GEO 5159).
Yes
Email sent to faculty committee members and student representation by Rafa Munoz-Carpena for vote on 6/18/09. Per email from Rafa 8/19/09 vote was Yes.
4/24/2009 New Student Application: Kiara Winans
Yes
Unanimously approved by HSFC. Database status changed to Active. New Student Letter sent to student with copy to Advisor and Department Graduate Coordinator. Email added to HSAC Student Listserv. Mary Garvin 4/24/09
4/17/2009 Add proposed courses to curriculum: EES 5415, EES 6318, and MET5504.
Yes
9/27/10 -- Unanimously voted to approve EES5415 and EES6318 for Topic 6 and MET5504 as Topic 5 instead of Topic 2 as originally requested.