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The University of Tennessee

Graduate School

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CHAIR:Donald G. Hodges, Ph.D., Professor
Department of Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries
Phone: 865-974-2706
E-mail: dhodges2@utk.edu

CHAIR-ELECT: Patricia K. Freeland, Ph.D., Professor
Department of Political Science
Phone: 865-974-7056
E-mail: pfreelan@utk.edu

Graduate Council

The mission of the Graduate Council is to promote excellence in graduate education at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.  Working with the Dean of the Graduate School, this body of elected representatives from the colleges 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.

Announcements

  • Limited Exceptions for Conditional Admission Report [PDF]

Documents and Resources


Meeting Dates (2013–2014)

Graduate Council meetings will take place from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the
Multipurpose Room in the Black Cultural Center.

Archived reports of the Graduate Council Minutes