Graduate Faculty Executive Committee (GFEC)
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The Graduate Faculty Executive Committee (GFEC) exercises the powers of the graduate faculty with respect to establishing, reviewing and modifying graduate degree programs, named options, doctoral minors, graduate/professional certificates, and capstone certificates.
The GFEC is also responsible for:
- setting standards for admission and degree requirements;
- evaluating and recommending actions on student appeals;
- engaging in strategic planning discussions, such as graduate student recruitment, professional development, and learning outcomes;
- focus on other relevant graduate education policy concerns.
For a description of GFEC-related processes, or for assistance in planning a graduate program approval or review, please see GFEC Member Resources.
Membership selection, functions and procedures of the GFEC are defined by FPP 3.07.