Graduate Council

Committee Name: Graduate Council

Advisory to: Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost

Charge: Consider matters pertaining to the policy of the Graduate School and present recommendations to the graduate faculty. Through the Dean of the Graduate School, enforce the rules and regulations of the graduate faculty. Propose and consider measures and policies for the improvement of graduate education. Assist the Dean of the Graduate School, as needed, with issues of discipline and in deciding on petitions of the students and staff. Evaluate new graduate programs and recommend approval or disapproval to the graduate faculty.


  • Dean of the Graduate School
  • Office of the Registrar (representative)
  • Associate Deans and designated faculty with graduate program responsibilities
  • Associate Dean of the Graduate School
  • Graduate Student Governance Association (representative)
  • Faculty Senate (two representatives)