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Office of Graduate Programs

Graduate Council

Chair: Dr. Michael Gallo, Professor, Aeronautics

Ex Officio Members

  • Dr. Raymond Bonhomme, Ed.D.,  Associate Provost for Graduate Programs.
  • Dr. Richard Aronson, Department Head, Ocean Engineering and Marine Sciences
  • Dr. Daniel Batcheldor, Department Head, Aerospace, Physics and Space Sciences
  • Dr. Philip Bernhard, Department Head,  Computer Engineering and Sciences
  • Dr. Marco Carvalho, Dean, College of Engineering and Science
  • Dr. Ted Conway, Department Head, Biomedical and Chemical Engineering and Sciences
  • Dr. Vanessa Edkins, Head, School of Psychology
  • Dr. Ulreen Jones, Interim Dean, College of Aeronautics
  • Dr. Ashok Pandit, Department Head, Mechanical and Civil Engineering 
  • Dr. Theodore Richardson, Dean, College of Business
  • Dr. Lisa Steelman, Dean, College of Psychology and Liberal Arts
  • Dr. Munevver Mine Subasi, Department Head, Mathematical Sciences
  • Dr. Robert Taylor, Head, School of Arts and Communication
  • Dr. Nicholas Weatherly, Head, School of Behavior Analysis

Voting Members

College of Engineering and Science

  • Dr. William Allen, Computer Engineering and Sciences
  • Dr.  Charles Bostater, Ocean Engineering and Marine Sciences
  • Dr. David Carroll,  Biomedical and Chemical Engineering and Sciences
  • Dr. Tariel Kiguradze, Mathematical Sciences
  • Dr.  Jean Perez, Aerospace, Physics and Space Sciences
  • Dr. Barry Webster, Mechanical and Civil Engineering.

College of Psychology and Liberal Arts

  • Dr. Heidi Edwards, Arts and Communication
  • Dr. Victoria Follette, Psychology
  • Dr. Jose Martinez-Diaz, Behavior Analysis

College of Aeronautics

  • Dr. Deborah Carstens

College of Business

  • Dr. Enrique Perez 

Standing Committees

Academic Misconduct Dismissal Appeals

  • Dr.  David Carroll
  • Dr. Deborah Carstens
  • Dr. Jose Martinez-Diaz
  • Dr. Enrique Perez


  • Dr. William Allen
  • Dr. Deborah Carstens
  • Dr. Heidi Edwards
  • Dr. Enrique Perez

Graduate Faculty Review

  • Dr. Heidi Edwards
  • Dr. Enrique Perez 
  • Dr. Jean Perez


Graduate Graduate Council Calendar - 2019/2021

Graduate Council Calendar 2019-2021

2019/2020 Council Meeting Dates and Deadlines

Council Meeting Dates and Deadlines
 Meeting Date 1:00 PM on:   Material must be received in Office of Graduate Programs by:
2019 Thursday, September 19

Thursday, September 5

Thursday, October 17 Thursday, October 3
Thursday, November  21                 

Thursday, November 7.  Note: Deadline for adding new graduate programs to 2020-2021                             University Catalog. 

2020 Thursday, January 23 Thursday, January 9.  Note: Deadline for other curriculum changes to 2020-2021 University Catalog
Thursday, February 20 Thursday, February 6
Thursday, March 26

Thursday, March 5

Thursday, April 16 NO MEETING  - Postponed until September 2020

Meeting Minutes













Curriculum Tools

Guidelines for Submitting Documents to OGP for Graduate Council Meetings Use these guidelines to assist in preparing materials for submission to Graduate Council.

Changing the Requirements of a Course

Changing Graduation Requirements in a Major/Minor

Adding a New Course to the Curriculum

Add A New Concentration or Specialization
Use this form to add a concentration or specialization to an existing program

Adding a New Major/Minor to the Curriculum

New Program Financial Information Template
Use this template and the New Program Process and Guidelines when proposing a new program.

New Program Process and Guidelines
Use these guidelines and the New Program Financial Information template when proposing a new program. Additional pages may be used for any/all of the sections and all additional paperwork, including that for new courses, should be attached when submitting.