Graduate Subcommittee

The Graduate Subcommittee of the University Curriculum and Degree Committee is an advisory body reporting to the Provost and Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs. The Subcommittee's responsibilities include reviewing, offering suggestions for revision, and recommending action on new or modified graduate degree and certificate programs to the Provost. It also has the responsibility to review, offer suggestions for revision, and recommend action to the Provost on new or modified graduate course proposals from the academic units. In addition, the Subcommittee may address issues presented to it by the Associate Provost for Graduate Programs, Director of Graduate Studies and graduate program directors from the colleges. Finally, the Subcommittee may set policies and procedures related to campus-wide issues impacting the area of graduate education dealing with programs, admissions concerns, student retention matters and scholarships. The motion establishing the structure and membership of the Graduate Subcommittee can be found here

Graduate Subcommittee Membership Structure

Graduate Subcommittee Chair, Associate Provost of Graduate Programs

Voting Members:

The chair of each college's graduate curriculum committee (1)

One elected faculty representative from each  college (4)

One Faculty Senate representative serving a one-year term (1)

One student representative serving a one-year term (1)

Subcommittee Advisors (non-voting):

The University Registrar or designee (1)

The Library Director or designee (1)

The Director of Graduate Studies or designee (1)

The Director of Admissions & Orientation or designee (1)

Chief Assessment Officer or designee (1)

The Institutional Research Director or designee (1)

Marketing Manager or designee (1)


Winter 2014 Subcommittee Members

Camron Amin, Associate Provost for Graduate Studies and Online Learning (Graduate Subcommittee Chair)

Martha Adler, Chair of CEHHS Curriculum Committee

Kirk Philipich, Chair of COB Curriculum Committee

Jennifer Zhao, Chair of CASL Curriculum Committee

Keshav Varde, Chair of CECS Curriculum Committee


Chris Burke, CEHHS Elected Faculty Graduate Subcommittee Representative
Young Ro, COB Elected Faculty Graduate Subcommittee Representative
Farah Kawtharani, serving for 
David Chatkoff, CASL Elected Faculty Graduate Subcommittee Representative
Swantantra Kachhal, CECS Elected Faculty Graduate Subcommittee Representative

Margaret Rathouz, Faculty Senate Representative

Marcella Fox, Student Representative