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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; 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.

Meeting Dates

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


Graduate Council News

  • Last Meeting of Graduate Council for 2018-2019 on April 26 - The last meeting of the Graduate Council for 2018–2019 takes place on April 26 from 3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. in Frieson Black Cultural Center, Room 102.
  • Last Meeting of APC for 2018-2019 on April 4 - The last meeting of the Academic Policy Committee for 2018–2019 will take place on April 4, 2019 in the Graduate School Conference Room (Student Services Building 111A) from 3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
  • Graduate Council Meeting on March 28 - The next meeting of the Graduate Council takes place on March 28 from 3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. in Frieson Black Cultural Center, Room 102.
  • APC Meeting February 28 - The next meeting of the Academic Policy Committee will take place on February 28, 2019 in the Graduate School Conference Room (Student Services Building 111A) from 3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
  • Graduate Council Meeting on February 14 - The next meeting of the Graduate Council takes place on February 14 from 3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. in Frieson Black Cultural Center, Room 102.