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Graduate Council

Charge

  1. To review and recommend to the Council of Deans new graduate curricula and programs proposed by the various departments and colleges
  2. To review existing graduate offerings and make appropriate recommendations to the Council of Deans
  3. To initiate and recommend policies relevant to graduate degree requirements, grading and credit policies, academic standards, and related matters
  4. To review and recommend faculty for graduate status
  5. To act as an academic appeal body for graduate students

Annual Report: The Faculty Senate requests that this council provide a written report to the Faculty Senate by October 1 of each year.

Membership

  1. Department chairs are appointed by the Faculty Senate, one from each of the academic colleges. No other department chair may serve on the council.
  2. Graduate faculty members with the rank of assistant professor or above are appointed by the Faculty Senate, one from each academic college.
  3. Each academic college, according to the procedure for appointing college committees, appoints one faculty member.
  4. One graduate student is appointed by the Faculty Senate, one graduate student is appointed by the Graduate Council, and one graduate student is elected by the Student Government Association.

The associate provost and dean of the graduate school serves as chair of the Graduate Council. The council elects its secretary. The provost and the registrar serve as ex officio, non-voting members. Members serve four-year terms on a rotating basis for each of the first three categories. Students serve one-year terms.

Members

Member Term Title
Angela Barlow Permanent  Dean of the Graduate School, Chair
Brent Hill 2024 Faculty Senate Appointment, Chair, CNSM
Jeff Hill 2024 Faculty Senate Appointment, Chair, COB
Steve Tucker 2025 Faculty Senate Appointment, Chair, CHBS
Ty Hawkins 2022 Faculty Senate Appointment, Chair, CLA
Louis Nadelson 2025 Faculty Senate Appointment, Chair, COE
Shauna Meador 2022 Faculty Senate Appointment, Chair, CFAC
Tamara Haselkorn 2025 Faculty Senate Appointment, Graduate Faculty, CNSM
Mark McMurtrey 2022 Faculty Senate Appointment, Graduate Faculty, COB
Penny Dodson 2024 Faculty Senate Appointment, Graduate Faculty, CHBS
Alana Reid 2025 Faculty Senate Appointment, Graduate Faculty, CAHSS
Malcolm North 2024 Faculty Senate Appointment, Graduate Faculty, COE
Matt Connolly 2024 College Appointment, CNSM
Karen Oxner 2025 College Appointment, COB
Heather Hudson 2025 College Appointment, CHBS
John Parrack 2024 College Appointment, CAHSS
 Odunola Oyeniyi 2024 College Appointment, COE
VACANT  2022 Faculty Senate, Graduate Student Appt.
 Nelli Saxon  2021 Graduate Council, Graduate Student Appt.
 Grant Williams  2021 SGA, Graduate Student Appt.
Patricia Poulter Permanent Provost, ex-officio and non-voting
Becky Rasnick  Permanent Registrar, ex-officio and non-voting

 

Meetings

X-period the third Thursday, each month. On call other times as needed.

Reports to

Provost

Graduate Council Meeting Minutes

Page last updated:  November 18, 2021