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Graduate Academic Grievance Committee

Last Updated: 08/2017

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Contact Name

Dena Smith, Assistant to the Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate School (


The Graduate Academic Grievance Committee hears grievances and recommends resolutions to student grievances forwarded to it from the Graduate School and the Initial Grievance Review Board (IGRB). In the case of appeal, the committee prepares the file and forwards recommendations to the Dean of the Graduate School. The IGRB is responsible for determining which grievances go forward to the Graduate Academic Grievance Committee. 

Faculty Manual Reference

Chapter VII 

Report Due Date


Meeting Frequency

As needed.

Membership Composition

Seat TypeQuantityTerm LengthDate of Term InitiationSeat Filling MechanismVoting or Non-Voting
Chair 1 Non-Voting
Two faculty members from each college  114 2 years Elected by the faculty accorded voting right in each college Voting
Graduate Student Representative from each college 7 1 year Nominated by the President of Graduate Student Government and appointed by the Dean of the Graduate School Voting

Membership List (Last updated )

NameEmailSeat TypeDepartment and CollegeAppointment DateTerm Expires
Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate School (or dean's designee) Non-Voting Chair
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