The Graduate Council is the representative body of the graduate faculty, acts as its executive committee, and exercises all powers legally and/or traditionally exercised by the graduate faculty of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.
These powers include:
- Responsibility for approving all policies relating to UWSP graduate program and specifying the manner in which they are administered.
- Approval of graduate faculty, graduate programs, graduate courses, and other graduate offerings. On all curriculum matters, the council shall, before taking any action, consider budget implications.
- Establishment of admission, retention, and matriculation criteria of the Graduate Programs.
- Approval of candidates for graduate degrees.
- Review of the mission statement of the University and determination of the priorities to be assigned to graduate proposals.
Graduate Council forms:
When revising graduate programs or courses, make sure to use the most current catalog text (the current catalog in MS Word format is available in the "Reference Materials" of myFacultySenate: https://committees.uwsp.edu/facsen/gc/SitePages/Home.aspx
Strike out should be used for deleted text and underscore for new text of revisions; appropriate signatures should be obtained prior to submitting the proposal.
The Graduate Council chair sets the agenda for meetings and will notify departments when proposals are to be discussed. The 2013-2014 Graduate Council chair is to be appointed.
Request form for extension of time to finish Master's Degree
Request form for temporary authorization to teach graduate courses
Procedures for requesting approval for a new or revised graduate course
Proposal form for requesting approval for a new or revised graduate course
Request to Delete, Renumber, or Rename