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Graduate Council

The mission of the Graduate Council is to promote excellence in graduate education at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. The Graduate Council establishes standards for admission, retention, and graduation; assesses curricular revisions and new proposals for graduate programs; evaluates interdisciplinary, intercollegiate and international programs; approves individuals to direct doctoral dissertations; and considers new initiatives and other matters of policy pertaining to graduate programs. Graduate Council is a special committee of the Faculty Senate that works closely with the Graduate School and a variety of other campus bodies to fulfill its mission.

Documents and Resources

Meeting Dates (2015–2016)

Graduate Council meetings will take place from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the
Panhellenic Building, Multipurpose Room..

Archived reports of the Graduate Council Minutes

CHAIR: Stephen A. Kania, Ph.D., Professor
College of Veterinary Medicine
Phone: 865-974-5727

CHAIR-ELECT: Marian Roman, Ph.D., Associate Professor
College of Nursing
Phone: 865-974-5196