Each program has the following Standing Committees (and such other committees as its faculty, its governance structure, and its Executive Committee may determine), with the following charges.
Faculty Membership: To nominate members of the program's faculty with a view toward including in the doctoral program faculty newly appointed at the colleges; to maintain a roster of potential doctoral faculty appointments; to record annually the status of those faculty members currently designated; to review all other actions taken in regard to membership on the doctoral faculty.
Curriculum and Examinations: To review curriculum and to submit curriculum recommendations for action; to recommend procedures and standards for the conduct of examinations.
Admission and Awards: To recommend admission and awards procedures and standards for the program; to administer the procedures.
Elections: To conduct all program elections.
For further details, see the GC Bylaws and Governance document. For members of Graduate Council standing committees, see Graduate Council.