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Curriculum Committee

To ensure quality and consistency in the University’s graduate programs and accuracy in the Graduate Catalog, the role of the Curriculum Committee is to make recommendations to the Graduate Council for the approval or denial of all proposals for curricular changes submitted by the academic deans.

Committee Members

Meeting Dates

Curriculum Committee meetings will take place on Zoom.

  • September 14, 2023, 3:30–5 p.m.—Report
  • October 19, 2023, 3:30–5 p.m.—Report
  • November 16, 2023, 3:30–5 p.m.—Report
  • February 8, 2024, 2–5 p.m.
  • March 7, 2024, 3:30–5 p.m.
  • April 11, 2024, 3:30–5 p.m.

Curricular Proposal Process

Curricular Proposals must be submitted through College-level process by:

  • Tuesday August 15, 2023 to be ready for the Graduate Curriculum Committee on September 14, 2023, the Graduate Council on September 28, 2023, and the Faculty Senate on October 16, 2023 (effective fall 2024)
  • Tuesday September 19, 2023 to be ready for the Graduate Curriculum Committee on October 19, 2023, the Graduate Council on November 2, 2023, and the Faculty Senate on November 20, 2023 (effective fall 2024)
  • Friday October 7, 2023 to be ready for the Graduate Curriculum Committee on November 16, 2023, the Graduate Council on November 30, 2023, and the Faculty Senate on February 12, 2024 (effective fall 2024)
  • Tuesday January 9, 2024 to be ready for the Graduate Curriculum Committee on February 8, 2024, the Graduate Council on February 22, 2024, and the Faculty Senate on March 4, 2024 (effective fall 2024)
  • Tuesday February 6, 2024 to be ready for the Graduate Curriculum Committee March 7, 2024, the Graduate Council on March 21, 2024, and the Faculty Senate on April 8, 2024 (effective fall 2025)
  • Tuesday March 12, 2024 to be ready for the Graduate Curriculum Committee on April 11, 2024, the Graduate Council on April 25, 2024, and the Faculty Senate on May 6, 2024 (effective fall 2025)

It is critical to remember when proposing NEW graduate level academic programs to contact Vice Provost Dixie Thompson as soon as you begin planning a new program.

Communication with Dr. Thompson is important in helping to plan and schedule necessary steps in the approval process, including those involving agencies outside of UT.