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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

  • 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.
  • APC Meeting January 17 - The next meeting of the Academic Policy Committee will take place on January 17, 2019 in the Graduate School Conference Room (Student Services Building 111A) from 3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
  • Graduate Council Meeting on November 29 - The next meeting of the Graduate Council takes place on November 29 from 3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. in Frieson Black Cultural Center, Room 102.
  • APC Meeting October 26 - The next meeting of the Academic Policy Committee will take place on October 26, 2018 in the Graduate School Conference Room (Student Services Building 111A) from 3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
  • Graduate Council Meeting on September 27 - The next meeting of the Graduate Council takes place on September 27 from 3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. in Frieson Black Cultural Center, Room 102.