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Graduate Council

 

Student Membership:

4 Graduate Students

 

Purpose:

  • Adopts regulations for admission of applicants to the Graduate School.
  • Adopts standards and regulations for advancement of students through graduate programs and for the awarding of all graduate degrees granted by Western Washington University.
  • Coordinates the approval processes for new graduate programs and concentrations proposed by departments, interdisciplinary committees, or colleges of Western Washington University.
  • Reviews existing graduate programs periodically.
  • Approves all courses for inclusion in graduate programs.
  • Hears petitions upon appeal with respect to variations from adopted standards.
  • Recommends students for the awarding of graduate degrees on behalf of the faculty.