Graduate Studies Committee (GSC) | The Fashion School Handbook | Kent State University

Graduate Studies Committee (GSC)

The Graduate Studies Committee (hereinafter “GSC”) includes the following faculty members:

  • The Graduate Coordinator, who serves as the GSC Chair.
  • A minimum of three faculty members elected from those possessing Graduate Faculty Status in the School.
  • Members will serve a 2-year term with one rotating off each, providing continuity of at least two members from year-to-year.

The GSC assists the Graduate Coordinator with the oversight and development of the School’s graduate program.  The GSC is responsible for evaluating applications for admission and evaluating and recommending individuals for graduate appointments.  The GSC is also responsible for monitoring the progress and academic performance of graduate students in the School.  The GSC reviews proposals for new graduate courses, changes in course content and related curricular matters, and conducts periodic reviews of the School’s graduate program as a whole.  In matters of curriculum, the GSC makes its recommendations to the School Curriculum Committee, who then make recommendations to the FAC.