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 University’s ability to provide stipends

WHEREAS the University’s 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