COMMITTEES

University Graduate Committee

The University Graduate Committee is a standing committee of the Academic Senate and consists of representatives from each of the academic colleges/schools and the graduate dean. The committee meets regularly every Tuesday throughout the academic year. Minutes are distributed to the departments through the chair and the department administrative assistants and should be reviewed carefully ( APM 129-8). The University Graduate Committee members are elected by the faculty.

Current committee members (as of Fall 2013):
College of Agricultural Sciences & Technology – Arun Nambiar 
College of Arts and Humanities - Toni Wein
College of Engineering - Reza Raeisi
College of Health and Human Services - Peggy Trueblood
College of Science & Mathematics - Marilyn Wilson, Chair
College of Social Sciences – Maritere Lopez
Craig School of Business – David Vera                                 
Kremen School of Education & Human Development – Carol Fry Bohlin
Division of Graduate Studies – Sandra Witte, Dean, Ex-Officio 

Graduate Curriculum Subcommittee

The Graduate Curriculum Subcommittee is a Standing Subcommittee of the University Graduate Committee and consists of representatives from each of the academic colleges/schools. This committee reviews proposals for course/curriculum changes, deletions, new course proposals, and catalog copy pertaining to graduate programs. Exceptions are substantive graduate program changes and changes in procedure for fulfilling the graduate writing requirement; these are reviewed by the University Graduate Committee. Graduate Curriculum Subcommittee members are appointed by the University Graduate Committee.

Current designees (as of Fall 2013):
College of Agricultural Sciences & Technology -
College of Arts and Humanities - Keith Johnson
College of Engineering - Ming Xiao, (sabbatical fall 2013)
College of Health and Human Services - Mary (Cricket) Barakzai
College of Science & Mathematics – Zhi (Luke) Wang
College of Social Sciences – Kurt Cline
Craig School of Business -
Kremen School of Education & Human Development - Steven Hart, Chair
Division of Graduate Studies – Sandra Witte, Dean, Ex-Officio

Graduate Petitions Committee

The Graduate Student Petitions Committee is charged with the responsiblity for reviewing and adjudicating graduate and postbaccalaureate petitions. The committee serves as a hearing body for requests to waive campus policies and procedures filed with the dean of the Division of Graduate Studies. The committee is responsible for submitting an annual report of actions taken, the nature and volume of requests receieved and any recommendations for Policy/procedural changes to the University Graduate Committee. Please refer to APM 248-1 for the complete policy and procedures for the committee.

Graduate Scholarship/Awards Committee

(Committee listed is as of Fall 2013)
College of Agricultural Sciences & Technology - Roy Thornton
College of Arts and Humanities - Randa Jarrar
College of Engineering -
College of Health and Human Services - Wade Gilbert, Chair
College of Science & Mathematics - Jason Bush
College of Social Sciences - 
Craig School of Business - Jill Bradley Geist
Kremen School of Education & Human Development -                                                             
Division of Graduate Studies – Sandra Witte