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Graduate Council

The Graduate Council is the coordinating body for graduate study in the university and serves as an advisory board to review appeals on matters concerning the interpretation of regulations governing graduate study and the degree programs as related to the university as a whole. The Council shall approve all changes in the graduate curriculum, evaluate trends in graduate education, and make recommendations to the Faculty Senate concerning the mission of graduate education and the utilization of resources within the university to meet the needs of its graduate constituency. The decisions of the Graduate Council are subject to review by the Faculty Senate and final approval of the provost of the university.


2020 Spring Meetings

  • Thursday, February 20, 2020 in AC 401, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 12, 2020 in AC 401, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 16, 2020 in AC 401, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 14, 2020 in AC 401, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

2019 - 2020 Graduate Council Membership

Department Person Type
Provost (designee) Dr. Karen Olmstead (Dr. Clifton Griffin) Ex officio
Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management Ex officio
Registrar Dr. Martin Hunter Ex officio
Faculty Senate Liaison Dr. John Nieves Ex officio
Graduate Admissions Coordinator Elizabeth Walk Non-Voting
Graduate Program Manager Jessica Scott Non-Voting
Graduate Student Representative Cearrah Sherman Voting

Minutes & Agendas