Graduate Programs Council

Membership

MemberRepresentsTerm Expiration
Dana CollinsCommunication Sciences and DisordersJune 30, 2025
Alyssa BoardmanEducationJune 30, 2024
Julie ErnstApplied Human SciencesJune 30, 2024
Catherine ReichPsychologyJune 30, 2025
Nomi OstranderSocial WorkJune 30, 2025
Scott CarlsonDean's Office (Ex-Officio) 

Meeting Schedule

The following schedule is set for Fall 2023; meetings will be cancelled if there are no curriculum or policy items for an agenda; all meetings will be held on Thursdays at 9:00 a.m. via Zoom on the following dates:

September 14, 2023
September 28, 2023
October 12, 2023
November 9, 2023
December 7, 2023

Curriculum proposals should be submitted electronically to Lynn Velander by 3:30 p.m. the Thursday (one week) prior to the meeting.

FAQ's regarding graduate course proposals

Bloom's Taxonomy for developing course learning outcomes

Reviewer form (For Graduate Programs Council members only)

Curriculum Guidelines

Important EVCAA Deadlines:

New Courses and Changes to Existing Courses

Changes MUST be received by the deadline date, requests made after the deadline date will be reviewed for the following semester.  If only one change to a current course is requested, or to request a previously approved special topics title be taught again, a memo from the department head to the Dean or Associate Dean requesting the change may be forwarded to Nancy Burley for Graduate Programs approval.

EffectiveEVCAA Deadline Date
Spring 2024October 1, 2023
Summer 2024 (for new and special topics titles)October 1, 2023
Summer 2024 (for course changes)November 1, 2023
Fall 2024November 1, 2023

Program Changes (including changes to sample plans)

Changes MUST be reviewed by the deadline date, requests made after the deadline date will be reviewed for the following semester as programs will ONLY be made with a Fall effective date.

EffectiveEVCAA Deadline Date
Fall 2024December 1, 2023
Fall 2025December 1, 2024

New Program Proposal

EffectiveEVCAA Deadline Date
Fall 2024December 1, 2023
Fall 2025December 1, 2024

Proposals and changes received AFTER the deadline date will be reviewed for the next effective date.

Liberal Education submission deadlines:

Approval forEVCAA Deadline Date
FallMarch 1
SpringOctober 1
SummerFebruary 1