2024-2025 Members

Provost (ex officio)
Dr. Karen Soul

Faculty, Chair of Education Department
Dr. Terrie Johnson

Faculty, Dean of the Frost School of Business
Dr. Barbara Davis

Academic Policy Council Representative

Currently Enrolled Graduate Student

Purpose and Responsibilities

This committee is responsible for developing the criteria for admission to graduate programs and satisfactory progress toward degrees; and for policies pertaining to personnel, curricula, degree requirements, and finances. The Graduate Education Committee approves program-specific changes and recommends to the faculty college-wide policies pertaining to all programs. The Committee shall report all of its actions promptly to the Academic Policy Committee, normally through its minutes and reports at faculty meetings.


The Committee is composed of one faculty representative appointed by each department with an active graduate program, one faculty representative from the Academic Policy Committee, one graduate student nominated by the graduate faculty representatives, and the Vice President for Academic Affairs/Provost (ex officio and without vote). Graduate student representation will rotate annually among active graduate programs.

Notice of Nondiscriminatory Policy The institution does not discriminate in its educational and employment policies against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, or on any other basis proscribed by federal, state, or local law.