UT Tyler Graduate Council

Graduate School Faculty

2020-21  Chair: Dr. Torey Nalbone, College of Engineering

2020-21 Membership:

Dr. Anna Consalvo, College of Education & Psychology
Dr. Erin West, College of Education & Psychology
Dr. Mary Fischer, Soules College of Business  
Dr. Tom Roberts, Soules College of Business 
Dr. William Sorensen, College of Nursing & Health Sciences
Dr. Jenifer Chilton, School of Nursing 
Dr. Mukul Shirvaikar, College of Engineering
Dr. Gokhan Saygili, College of Engineering
Dr. Dewane Hughes, College of Arts & Sciences
Dr. Jon Seal, College of Arts & Sciences
Dr. Michael Veronin, Fisch College of Pharmacy
Dr. Kathy Snella, Fisch College of Pharmacy
Dr. Mike Morris, School of Community and Rural Health
Dr. Kevin Moore, School of Community and Rural Health
Dr. Torry Tucker, School of Medical Biological Sciences
Dr. Anna Kurdowska, School of Medical Biological Sciences
Ms. Catherine Watkins, Graduate Student, Fisch College of Pharmacy 
Ms. Joanna Fagan, Graduate Student, College of Education and Psychology
Ms. Rebecca McKay Johnson, Executive Director, Robert. R. Muntz Library
Dr. Takova Wallace-Gay, Faculty Senate Representative
Dr. Gisele Abron, Registrar's Office
Dr. Kent Willis, Associate Dean of The Graduate School and Associate Vice President for Research 
Dr. Kouider Mokhtari, Associate Dean of The Graduate School and Associate Vice President for Research 
Dr. Steven Idell, Graduate School Dean and Senior Vice-President for Research

 

The Graduate Council has the responsibility for reviewing and approving graduate course proposals and course changes initiated by department or other academic units. It also reviews and makes recommendations regarding new graduate program proposals and program modifications. It has the authority to make recommendations for modification of Graduate policies and procedures for student admission, continuation, graduation, Graduate Faculty credentialing, and similar issues forwarded by departments, colleges or other units.

The Graduate Council acts in an advisory capacity to the Dean of The Graduate School, providing consultation and information on issues relating to graduate policies and procedures.

Membership and terms are specified in the Graduate Council Bylaws

Graduate School Documents

Graduate Academic Program Coordinator Policy and Procedure

Thesis and Dissertation Roles and Responsibilities of the Chair, Committee Members, and Students*
*If the academic department does not provide students with a program-specific handbook addressing these topics, these guidelines will apply.

Guidelines for the Conduct of a Thesis Defense

Guidelines for the Conduct of a Dissertation Defense

Milestones Agreement Form Template - Mandatory for Ph.D. students

Master's Student Milestones Sample Form - Optional for Master’s students

Mission Statement