The Graduate Curriculum Committee reviews curricular issues related to graduate education, including proposals for creating, revising, and deleting graduate programs, certificates, and tracks, and courses.
On April 7, 2016,the Faculty Senate Steering Committee established Wednesday as the standard meeting day and 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. as the standard meeting time. The standard meeting time does not prevent the curricular committees from scheduling a longer or additional meeting to address time-sensitive deadlines. The specific meeting schedule for the committee is maintained by the College of Graduate Studies at Graduate Curriculum Committee Website.
The official agendas, materials distributed, and approved minutes and materials for each meeting are distributed and maintained by the College of Graduate Studies and can found on the Graduate Curriculum Committee Website.
Valeriya Shapoval, Chair
Rosen College of Hospitality Management
Patrick Pabian, Vice Chair
College of Health Professions and Sciences
School of Kinesiology and Physical Therapy
College of Graduate Studies
College of Nursing-Nursing Systems; Administrator407-823-5440
Rosen College of Hospitality Management-Hospitality Services; Faculty Representative; Vice Chair-Graduate Council; Chair-Graduate Curriculum Committee
College of Community Innovation and Education-School of Teacher Education; Senate Representative407-823-5791
College of Business Administration-Dean's Office; Ex Officio
College of Health Professions and Sciences-School of Kinesiology & Physical Therapy; Faculty Representative; Vice Chair, Graduate Curriculum Committee
College of Graduate Studies-School of Modeling Simulation & Training; Faculty Representative
College of Business Administration-Management; Faculty Representative
College of Optics and Photonics; Faculty Representative
College of Medicine-Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences; Administrator
College of Sciences-Dean's Office; Administrator-University Master Planning Committee; Ex Officio-Graduate Curriculum Committee
College of Nursing-Nursing Systems; Ex Officio
Rosen College of Hospitality Management-Tourism, Events & Attractions; Ex Officio
College of Engineering and Computer Science-Graduate Affairs; Ex Officio
College of Arts and Humanities-Academic Programs; Administrator-Strategic Planning Council; Ex Officio-Graduate and Undergraduate Councils
College of Engineering and Computer Science-Civil Environmental & Construction Engineering; Faculty Representative
College of Medicine-Internal Medicine; Faculty Representative
College of Community Innovation and Education-Dean's Office; Ex Officio
College of Health Professions and Sciences-Dean's Office; Ex Officio
College of Nursing-Nursing Practice; Senate Representative407-823-1957
College of Optics and Photonics; Senate Representative; Chair, Graduate Program Review and Awards Committee; Administrator407-823-6816
College of Sciences-Anthropology; Senate Representative
College of Arts and Humanities-Modern Languages & Literatures; Senate Representative407-823-2472
The Graduate Curriculum Committee shall consist of one graduate faculty member from each academic unit, at least four of whom are members of the Faculty Senate, and a graduate student. The graduate student representative will be appointed by the chair of the council based on recommendations made by the president of the Graduate Student Association and the dean of the College of Graduate Studies. The ex officio members include the dean of the College of Graduate Studies (or designee) and the assistant or associate dean (or designee) whose responsibilities include graduate curricular issues from each of the colleges. The council vice chair will serve as the chair of the Graduate Curriculum Committee. The vice chair shall be elected annually by its membership at the first meeting of the committee after the new Faculty Senate is elected, normally in the early fall term.Terms of service shall be three years, staggered.
Duties and Responsibilities
- To review curricular issues related to graduate education and make recommendations to the dean of the College of Graduate Studies.
- To review changes to existing graduate programs (such as hours, thesis/non-thesis options).
- To review new tracks or options to existing graduate programs and deletions of tracks or options.
- To review new certificate programs and the deletion of existing certificate programs.
- To review all requests for additions, revisions, and deletions of graduate and special topic courses.
- To review all matters referred by the dean of the College of Graduate Studies.