Graduate Council

Membership: One graduate faculty member from each graduate degree program and two graduate students selected by the Graduate Dean. Each academic college and the Library shall have at least one representative member on the Council. The Dean of the Graduate College serves as chair. The term of office for members of the Graduate Council is based upon a three-year rotation. A Graduate Council member may be selected for two consecutive terms, but following the second term shall not be eligible to serve until after the lapse of an intervening year. The Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs serves as an ex officio members.

Members are elected.

Student Rep: TBD
Student Rep: TBD

Function: The primary purpose of the Graduate Council is to act upon graduate level curricular maters that are referred to it by academic departments. The Graduate Council approves all program changes for graduate programs prior to being submitted to the Curriculum and Educational Policy Committee. The Graduate Council approves all members of the graduate faculty. Other responsibilities of the Graduate Council include program planning, curricular control, student appeals, and policy-making for the Graduate College. Recommendations are made to the Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Meetings: Monthly, if necessary, and as called by the chair. Minutes should be sent to the Dean of the Graduate College and the Vice President for Academic Affairs.

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