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The Graduate Policy Committee examines and recommends new policies and procedures or changes to existing policies and procedures with regard to graduate education.

Meeting Schedule

On April 7, 2016, the Faculty Senate Steering Committee established Wednesday as the standard meeting day and 10:30 – 11:30 a.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 Policy Committee Website.


Meeting Materials

Below are the official agendas, materials distributed, and approved minutes and materials for each meeting.

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 Policy Committee Website.


Topics Tracker

Topic Status Last Updated
GRE Requirements In Committee 02/18/2021

Committee Members

Stacy Barber, Chair
College of Sciences
Anthropology
Email: SarahStacy.Barber@ucf.edu

David Mohaisen, Vice Chair
College of Engineering and Computer Science
Computer Science
Email: Mohaisen@ucf.edu

Michele Pozdoll
College of Graduate Studies
Email:   Michele.Pozdoll@ucf.edu

  • TBD
    Graduate Student Association; Student Representative
  • Sevil Sonmez
    College of Business Administration-Dean's Office; Ex Officio
  • Laurence “Laurie” Von Kalm
    College of Sciences-Biology; Ex Officio
  • Joellen Edwards
    College of Nursing-Nursing Systems; Ex Officio
  • TBD
    College of Graduate Studies; Senate Representative
  • Alan Fyall
    Rosen College of Hospitality Management-Tourism, Events & Attractions; Ex Officio
  • Ali Gordon
    College of Engineering and Computer Science-Graduate Affairs; Ex Officio
  • Lynn Hepner
    College of Arts and Humanities-Academic Programs; Administrator-Strategic Planning Council; Ex Officio-Graduate and Undergraduate Councils
  • Devon Jensen
    College of Graduate Studies-Administration; Ex Officio
  • Glenn Lambie
    College of Community Innovation and Education-Dean's Office; Ex Officio
  • Saleh Naser
    College of Medicine-Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences; Ex Officio
  • Linda I. Rosa-Lugo
    College of Health Professions and Sciences-Dean's Office; Ex Officio
  • Claudia Andl
    College of Medicine-Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences; Faculty Representative
  • Uluc Aysun
    College of Business Administration-Economics; Faculty Representative
  • David Mohaisen
    College of Engineering and Computer Science-Computer Science; Faculty Representative; Vice Chair, Graduate Policy Committee
  • Laurie Neely
    College of Health Professions and Sciences-School of Kinesiology & Physical Therapy; Faculty Representative
  • Annette Bourgault
    College of Nursing-Nursing Systems; Faculty Representatives
  • TBD
    University Libraries; Administrator
  • Robin Back
    Rosen College of Hospitality Management-Foodservice & Lodging Management; Senate Representative; Chair, Academic Calendar Committee
    407-903-8207
  • Stacy Barber
    College of Sciences-Anthropology; Senate Representative; Chair, Graduate Council and Graduate Policy Committee
    407-823-2207
  • Keith Koons
    College of Arts and Humanities-School of Performing Arts; Senate Representative; Vice Chair, Graduate Policy Committee
    407-823-5116
  • Patrick LiKamWa
    College of Optics and Photonics; Senate Representative; Chair, Graduate Program Review and Awards Committee; Administrator
    407-823-6816
  • Kausik Mukhopadhyay
    College of Engineering and Computer Science-Materials Science & Engineering; Senate Representative
    407-823-0738
  • Ann Shillingford-Butler
    College of Community Innovation and Education-Counselor Education & School Psychology; Senate Representative
    407-823-4753

Membership

The Graduate Policy 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 chair will serve as the chair of the Graduate Policy 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

  1. To examine existing policies and procedures and recommend new policies and procedures with regard to graduate education, including but not limited to policies and procedures affecting admissions, academic progress, and financial support for graduate students.
  2. To review all matters referred by the dean of the College of Graduate Studies.
  3. To transmit its recommendations to the dean of the College of Graduate Studies, who submits his/her recommendations to the provost and vice president for Academic Affairs. The committee may also make recommendations to the Steering Committee of the Faculty Senate.

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