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Council on Graduate Education
The Council of Graduate Education is an elected representative body of Gallaudet faculty members who are charged with supporting excellence in graduate education. Primarily, this body exists to review new program adoptions and modifications to GU’s current curricula.
All curriculum actions must be proposed via Watermark Curriculum Strategy. You will need to fill out the correct form under Curriculum Management by following the requirements set forth by the Table of Authorities.
October 12, 2021 deadline for:
February 13, 2022 deadline for:
*We encourage curriculum changes to be submitted as early as possible*
All new program proposals must be reviewed and approved by the New Program Review (NPR) Committee before they can be reviewed by the CGE. Complete information regarding the NPR process can be found at the link below. On this website, you will find a step-by-step description of the process and downloadable versions of the NPR Stage 1 and Stage 2 proposal forms, as well as the forms used by the NPR Committee to review proposals:NPR Committee Website.
Identify what action you require. Please refer to the Table of Authorities to determine minor versus major curriculum actions. Complete the appropriate portions of the Proposal Form in Watermark Curriculum Strategy under Curriculum Management. October 11, 2021 deadline for: New Programs for Fall 2022 Revised...
The link below will take you to the current Gallaudet University Syllabus Checklist, which was approved by the Faculty Senate (February 2015). Each graduate syllabus should include the necessary components indicated by the checklist. GU Syllabus Checklist Senate Approved February 2015
According to the faculty bylaws at Gallaudet (revised and approved Spring 2014), the Council on Graduate Education has the following responsibilities: Establish, approve, and report to the University Faculty Senate: Minor changes to the graduate degree and certificate programs, and the courses of study offered...
Academic Policies & Procedures Manual Gallaudet University, Graduate School TITLE: Curriculum and Policy Actions Requiring Council on Graduate Education (CGE) Approval AUTHOR: Council on Graduate Education APPROVED BY: A unanimous vote of support by the CGE on December 3, 2013 (Revised October 2019) Policy Code:...
Check out the actions approved by the CGE below.
All departments, offering a graduate program, should adopt a style manual that is used by students when writing a professional paper, thesis, or dissertation. Approved 11/6/07
Departments should establish and publish a statute of limitations for completion of program requirements for students matriculating in their respective program. Approved 11/6/07
Students who receive an unsatisfactory grade (e.g., C, F, or WF), in a course satisfying a program requirement, may repeat the same course, with permission of the department, only one time. Approved 11/6/07
The Council on Graduate Education consists of: One member from each department with one or more graduate programs One member from each interdisciplinary program offering a graduate degree One member representing all graduate interdisciplinary certificate programs Members are elected by their department/program and approved by...
Authority for the content and changes to the content of the Dissertation/Thesis Handbook rests jointly with the Council on Graduate Education and the Office of the GSPP Dean. Approved 11/6/07
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