The Council on Graduate Education (CGE) is an elected representative body of the graduate faculty at Gallaudet. The Council has the responsibility for promoting and supporting excellence in graduate education. 

Please complete the appropriate portions for all program or curriculum modifications in Watermark Curriculum Strategy under Curriculum Management while referring to the Table of Authorities for guidance.

Proposal Deadlines

October 12, 2021 deadline for:

  • New Programs for Fall 2022
  • Revised Programs for Spring 2022
  • Revised Programs for Summer 2022
  • New and Revised Courses for Spring 2022
  • New and Revised Courses for Summer 2022

February 15, 2022 deadline for:

  • Revised Programs for Fall 2022
  • New and Revised Courses for Fall 2022

*We encourage curriculum changes to be submitted as early as possible*

Prior to submitting online, blended or hybrid courses proposals to the Council on Graduate Education, please contact The Office of Distance Education for information concerning the peer review/certification process: Office of Distance Education Website.

All new program proposals must be reviewed and approved by the New Program Review (NPR) Committee before they can be reviewed by the CGE.  Complete information regarding the NPR process can be found at the link below. At this website you will find a step-by-step description of the process and downloadable versions of the NPR Stage 1 and Stage 2 proposal forms, as well as the forms used by the NPR Committee to review proposals: NPR Committee Website.

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