Graduate Faculty

(Graduate Faculty, adopted April 29, 1982, and approved by the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and the Chancellor)

The Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas authorizes specific programs leading to the graduate degrees awarded by the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville graduate faculty. This graduate faculty and the Dean of the Graduate School, both assisted by the Graduate Council, shall have primary responsibility for graduate programs - their development, policies, administration, and quality. Reviews of and requests for revocation of graduate faculty status will be the responsibility of the graduate faculty of the program.

The Graduate Faculty & Graduate Council

The graduate faculty, as defined by University of Arkansas Board Policy 810.1, shall have the legislative authority for all graduate academic affairs including but not limited to policies and procedures for graduate degrees and programs, graduate courses, and defining membership in the graduate faculty. Such legislative actions are referred to the Faculty Senate for review. The Graduate Council is the legislative body with responsibility for implementing guidelines for graduate education and for developing and implementing policies and procedures concerning all matters relevant to graduate education at the University of Arkansas.

Members of the graduate faculty consist of faculty members who the Graduate Council has authorized to hold graduate faculty status according to its own policies.