The Graduate Program and Admissions Committee (GPAC)

The GPAC assists the Graduate Coordinator with the oversight and development of the Department’s graduate program.  The GPAC reviews proposals for new graduate courses, changes in course content and related curricular matters, and conducts periodic reviews of the Department’s graduate program as a whole. The GPAC assumes the role of Curriculum Committee for graduate curriculum. The GPAC is responsible for evaluating applications for admission, evaluating and recommending candidates for graduate appointments, and monitoring the progress and academic performance of graduate students in the Department.  The makeup and the responsibilities of the committee are specified in the Department Operations Manual.