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
Graduate Council meetings will take place from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in room 102 of the Frieson Black Cultural Center.
- August 24, 2017—Minutes
- September 28, 2017
- October 26
- November 30
- February 8
- March 22
- April 26
Graduate Council News
- Graduate Council Meeting – September 28 - The next Graduate Council meeting will be September 28, 2017 from 3:00–5:00 in room 102 of the Frieson Black Cultural Center.
- Academic Policy Committee Meeting – August 31, 2017 - The Academic Policy Committee will have their first meeting on August 31, 2017 from 2:00–3:00 p.m. in Student Services Building room 111 followed by a joint meeting with the Credentials Committee from 3:00–3:30 p.m.
- Credentials Committee Meeting – August 31, 2017 - The Credentials Committee will have a joint meeting with the Academic Policy Committee on August 31, 2017 from 3:00–3:30 p.m., with a regular meeting following from 3:45–5:00 p.m. in Student Services Building room 111.
- Welcome Back, Graduate Council! - Welcome new members and returning members! The first Graduate Council meeting of the 2017–2018 academic year is Thursday, August 24, 2017. Our meetings will be held from 3:00–5:00 p.m. in Frieson Black Cultural Center Room 102.