Council Responsibilities

According to the faculty bylaws at Gallaudet (revised and approved Spring 2014), the Council on Graduate Education has the following responsibilities:

  1. Establish, approve, and report to the University Faculty Senate:
    • Minor changes to the graduate degree and certificate programs, and the courses of study offered by the academic departments and programs as described in the Council's Table of Authorities;
    • Criteria for admission to graduate degree and certificate programs;
    • Requirements for completing graduate degree and certificate programs;
    • Petitions to march; and
    • Credited courses that are not part of a graduate degree of certificate program.
  2. Receive, review, approve, and propose curriculum matters to the UF Senate:
    • General policies and procedures concerning the nature and scope of graduate degree and certificate programs;
    • New graduate degrees and certificate programs; and
    • Significant changes, including closures, to existing graduate degree and certificate programs.
  3. Establish and propose policies and procedures to the UF Senate:
    • Criteria determining the constituency of graduate faculty;
    • Policies, proceudres and criteria regarding the granting of non-degree credit for graduate courses;
    • Policies and procedures necessary to monitor the quality of education within graduate degree and certificate programs; and
    • Policies, procedures, and criteria necessary to support ongoing graduate academic program review.
  4. Make a report on non-degree credit graduate courses to the University Faculty annually. The report shall include a list of courses offered during the preceding year and the criteria used for the selection for such courses;
  5. Establish general criteria for Graduate School admissions;
  6. Ensure the policies, procedures and criteria established by the graduate council and standing committees of the UF concerning academic standards are adhered to by the administration;
  7. Ensure that the similarly established policies on grading procedures, grade point average formulae, academic standing indices and examination protocols are adhered to by the faculty and the administration; and
  8. Submit to the University Faculty Senate a roster of University Faculty members who have primary responsibility at the graduate level.

About Gallaudet
Campus Photos
Clerc Center
Contact Us
Employment Opportunities
Fast Facts
Make an Online Gift
Maps & Directions
Media Inquiries
University Communications
Visitors Center
English Language Institute
Financial Aid
Graduate Admissions
Graduate Orientation
International Admissions
Professional Studies
Test Center
Undergraduate Admissions
Academics & Research
Archives/Deaf Collections
Career Center
Catalog & Course Info
General Studies
Graduate Programs
Honors Program
Office of Academic Quality
Professional Studies
Registrar's Office
Research Support and International Affairs
Undergraduate Majors
Campus Life
Bison Shop (bookstore)
Campus Activities
Food Services
Public Safety
Residence Life and Housing
Washington, D.C.
Tools & Resources
Campus Directory
Help Desk
Gallaudet Alert-subscribe
GU Press
Kellogg Conference Hotel
Maps & Directions
People @ Gallaudet
Shuttle Bus
Gallaudet University | 800 Florida Avenue NE, Washington, DC 20002
Copyright © 2016 Gallaudet University