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Office of the Provost

Graduate School Council

The Graduate School Council establishes and reviews the graduate mission for the University, facilitates long-range planning for graduate programs, develops and reviews policies that impact graduate programs. The council is also responsible for evaluating existing programs, recommending new programs to the Curriculum and Instruction Committee, and establishing procedures for design and review of new courses. The council will also address issues that promote the general welfare of graduate students at the University.


The council is comprised of representatives from each division or school that manage graduate programs. The deans, or their faculty designees, will serve two-year terms. The chair will be appointed by the Provost.