Academic Services Committee

Minutes of October 1, 2002



Members Present: Lynn Fountain (GTRI), Tom Horton (GTRI), Maureen Kilroy (GS&R), Jim Sowell (PHYS), Jane Weyant (CoE), Jerry O’Brien (CoS), Carol Colatrella (LCC), Jeffrey Donnell (ME)


Members Absent: Beth Carey (EAS/GS)


Visitors:  George Harker (Office of Technology Licensing)


1.       Lynn Fountain called the meeting to order at 3:15.

2.       Corrections were made to the minutes from the September ASC meeting.  Minutes were approved as amended.

3.       George Harker, Director of the Office of Technology Licensing, made a presentation on how intellectual property issues are handled at GT.  The web site provides a useful overview of OTL and contact information for personnel.  Notably, OTL works to protect student, staff, and faculty rights.  A suggestion was made to include information on OTL in faculty and graduate student orientation meetings.

4.       The committee elected Jeffrey Donnell as secretary.

5.       The next meeting is scheduled for 3:00 p.m. on November 12, 2002.  The tentative speaker is Joe Boland from Distance Learning.

6.       The meeting was adjourned at 4:15 p.m.



Respectfully submitted,

Lynn Fountain, Chair