The College of Education Academic Programs Committee implements the College’s policies and procedures regarding graduate programs; reviews, monitors, and recommends changes in all graduate programs and their requirements; reviews applications for exceptions to program policy; provides coordination for various department initiatives; and enhances consistency in graduate programs across departments through information sharing.


Chair, Yoon Pak, EPOL 

Peter Kuchinke, EPOL
Amy Santos, SPED
Kiel Christianson, EPSY
Karla Moller, C&I
Chris Span, Ex Officio
Sarah McCarthey, Ex Officio
Fouad Abd El Khalick, Ex Officio
Asia Fuller-Hamilton, doctoral student
Kathy Stalter, staff


Schedules & Deadlines

The Academic Programs Committee meetings will be held once a month during the academic year.

Course revision forms can be submitted at any time. However, new course proposals and new or revised program proposals must be submitted by the deadline listed below to be reviewed at the next Academic Programs Committee meeting. Late submissions will be reviewed at the next scheduled meeting.

Deadline to submit proposals Meeting Date
January 21, 2016 February 4, 2016
February 18, 2016 March 3, 2016
March 31, 2016 April 14, 2016
April 21, 2016 May 5, 2016

New or revised course or program proposals in electronic (.doc or .docx) format should be emailed to the Graduate Student Services Office representative for your department for processing:

Provost Office Deadlines
Graduate College Program Subcommittee 
Graduate College Executive Committee
Senate Educational Policy Committee 

The last date the Senate EPC will be accepting proposals will be Monday, April 3, 2017.  Proposals must be submitted to the Provost’s Office by Friday, March 31, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. in order to make this deadline.

Board of Trustees

Proposing a New Course




Each syllabus must contain an academic integritydisability resources, and emergency planning statement.

  • Examples
  • DRES suggests that an accessibility statement be made verbally on the first day of class and a similar written statement be included in the course syllabus.

Frequently Asked Questions

Revising an Existing Course
Proposing or Revising a Program

If you have questions, contact Kathy Stalter.