Consists of chairs of all Graduate College Committees, Graduate Council Chair, and the GPSA president. The Executive Committee advises the Graduate College dean and aids in strategic planning for the Graduate College.
Reviews and approves new graduate courses and course revisions.
Reviews and recommends approval of new graduate degree programs and changes to existing programs.
Develops guidelines for awarding graduate student funding for fellowships and scholarships, selects fellowship and scholarship recipients, and selects outstanding graduate faculty and outstanding thesis & dissertation award winners.
Works in conjunction with the Faculty Senate to review existing graduate programs.
Appeals and Legal Issues
Reviews and develops policies related to faculty and student welfare, and serves as reviewing and recommending body on select faculty and student academic appeals.
Cultivates opportunities for professional development activities and skills for graduate and professional students, oversees the Graduate Research Certificate Program, and selects the annual Graduate Student Teaching Award.
Adhoc Top Tier Committees
For the 2017-2018 academic year, four Adhoc Top Tier Committees will support graduate initiatives. These committees include:
- Interdisciplinary Grad Programs
- R2PC/GEM/Curricular Review
- Post Docs
- Graduate Faculty and Student Support