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.


Peter Kuchinke, Chair, EPOL

Kiel Christianson, EPSY

Maya Israel, SPED

Karla Moller, CI

Kathy Ryan, SAAO

Terry Vaughan III, Graduate Student

Denice Hood, Ex-Officio

Chris Roegge, Ex-Officio

Chris Span, Ex-Officio

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
October 7, 2016 October 25, 2016
October 21, 2016 November 8, 2016
November 18, 2016 December 7, 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.