Graduate Academic Council (GAC)
The Graduate Academic Council is responsible for the conduct of the University’s graduate educational program. This Council reviews proposals for new graduate programs and provide guidance to the University Senate and the Graduate Dean on the administration of graduate education at the University.
Charter of the University Senate, Section X.4.4. The Council as a whole shall review all proposals for new graduate programs. It shall submit recommended program approvals to the University Senate for consideration.
Charter of the University Senate, Section X.4.5. The Council as a whole shall review proposals that would affect the continuation of graduate programs
Susan Appe, George Berg (Chair), Dylan Card, Alexander Dawson, Sydney Faught, Deo Li, Oleg Lunin, Randall Morse, Kabel Nathan Stanwicks, Kevin Williams (Ex Officio), Christopher Wolff, William Zakrzewski
GAC Standing Committees 2019-20
- Committee on Curriculum and Instruction
- Responsible for oversight of the graduate academic curriculum and in particular any proposed changes within existing programs.
- Members: Susan Appe, Dylan Card, Keith Chan, Alexander Dawson, Sydney Faught (Chair), Stephen Weinberg, Chris Wolff, Billy Zakrzewski
- Committee on Admissions and Academic Standing
- Responsible for establishing the criteria for determining academic standing and admissions policy, the application of both and consideration of any related petitions for exception.
- Members: J. Ramon Gil-Garcia, Deo Li, Oleg Lunin, Sylvia Roch, Kabel Nathan Stanwicks (Chair), Marcia Sutherland, Ryan Torn
- Committee on Educational Policy and Procedure
- Provides recommendations on policies concerning the administration and conduct of graduate programs
- The CEP&P was not constituted or staffed with members for the 2019-20academic year.
Meetings, Minutes & Agendas
2019 - 2020
Spring 2020 meetings - to be scheduled
December 9, 2019 Agenda
November 15, 2019 Agenda Minutes
October 17, 2019 Agenda Minutes
September 20, 2019 Agenda Minutes
2018 - 2019
May 9, 2019 - Agenda Minutes
April 18, 2019 - Agenda Minutes
March 29, 2019 - The meeting originally scheduled for 3/29/19 was cancelled.
March 7, 2019 - Agenda Minutes
February 28, 2019 - Agenda The meeting originally scheduled for 2/28/19 was postponed until 3/7/19.
February 1, 2019 - Agenda Minutes
December 10, 2018 - Agenda Minutes
November 19, 2018 - Agenda Minutes
October 22, 2018 - Agenda, Minutes
October 1, 2018 - Agenda, Minutes
2017 - 2018
May 10, 2018 - Agenda, Minutes
April 19, 2018 - Agenda, Minutes
March 29, 2018 The meeting originally scheduled for 3/29/18 was cancelled.
March 1, 2018 - Agenda, Minutes
February 15, 2018 - Agenda, Minutes
December 5, 2017 - Agenda, Minutes
November 17, 2017 - The meeting originally scheduled for 11/17/17 was cancelled.
October 31, 2017 - Agenda, Minutes
October 13, 2017 - Agenda, Minutes
September 26, 2017 - Agenda, Minutes