School of Graduate Studies and Research

Graduate Council


The Graduate Council is responsible for the analysis and evaluation of existing and proposed graduate curriculum at the University; the study of national, regional and state trends in graduate education; the review of course offerings for relevancy and standards when submitted for inclusion in the graduate catalog; the study of library needs relative to curriculum; policies and standards related to admissions to and completion of graduate programs; the compliance and implementation of curriculum to SACS criteria; and the formulation and presentation to the Faculty Senate of such recommendations affecting practice or policy as necessitated by or otherwise deemed necessary. 


Curriculum Development Forms and Guidelines

Curriculum Committee Processing Form


Spring 2014 Meeting Schedule

To place an item on the agenda for the Graduate Council, please contact Duncan Hayse a minimum of 8 days before the next scheduled meeting. Please include signed, electronic copies of completed documents. Incomplete submissions will not be placed on the agenda.

  • February 4, 2014
  • March 4, 2014
  • April 1, 2014
  • April 22, 2014 (if necessary)


Current Membership

Cheryl Anderson, Ph.D. 
Mabee Library 

Russell Attridge, Pharm.D. (Chair)
Feik School of Pharmacy

Mona Bains, Ph.D.
School of Physical Therapy

Holly B. Cassells, Ph.D. 
Ila Faye Miller School of Nursing & Health Professions

Andrea Cyterski-Acosta, MA
Office of Admissions

Brian A. Foutch, OD, Ph.D.
Rosenberg School of Optometry

Bobbye G. Fry, Ed.D.
Office of the Registrar 

Trey D. Guinn, Ph.D.
School of Media & Design

Ryan Lunsford, Ph.D.
Division of Extended Studies

Jose F. Moreno, Ph.D.
H-E-B School of Business & Administration

Russel Raymond, Ph.D.
Mathematics, Science, & Engineering

Sr. Eilish Ryan, Th.D.
College of Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences

Audrone Skukauskaite, Ph.D.
Dreeben School of Education 

Kevin B. Vichcales, Ph.D.
School of Graduate Studies & Research




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