Council and Governance

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As the Committee of Senate responsible for graduate studies, the council will:

  • promote and coordinate graduate studies in the University;
  • establish and maintain uniformly high standards of graduate education and graduate student research within the University; these standards to be achieved by the assessment of graduate teaching faculty, curriculum and resources and by the adoption of regulations governing standards of admission, examinations, and degree requirements;
  • provide for the discussion and evaluation both of established and proposed programs;
  • coordinate planning across FGS and encourage cooperation between units and consultation with interested parties;
  • enact such procedures, regulations and policies as are necessary to conduct the affairs of the Faculty.